7 Ways to Enjoy Collard Greens
For an open-faced sandwich that’s perfect for brunch, place steamed collard greens over freshly baked whole wheat bread and top with prosciutto.
Green Eggs and Greens!
Try making your own version of the novelty dish by serving stir-fried greens with fried eggs. OR … mix greens into scrambled eggs or fold into an omelet.
Greens & Okra
Combine these two traditional southern ingredients in this recipe: 1 small onion, finely chopped, 2 Tbsp. olive oil, 1 lb. collard greens, chopped, 16 medium okra, sliced , 4 chili peppers, finely chopped and crushed , 1 lemon, ¼ cup water. In a large saucepan, sauté onions in oil until golden brown. Add remaining ingredients except lemon. Simmer over low heat, covered, until greens are tender. Squeeze lemon over top of greens and okra mixture just before serving.
Add More Vitamins
For a sweet dish packed with vitamin A, stir-fry collard greens with fresh tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes, roasted red peppers and peppers.
When in need of a quick side dish, mix collard greens with chicken broth, garlic, and salt in a saucepan. Let greens simmer on low heat until ready to serve
Noodles n’ Greens
Angel hair, fettuccine, egg, or rice … any ‘noodle’ will do. Add chopped collard greens when pasta is about 5 minutes from being done. Season with a small amount of sesame oil, sesame seeds, and salt.
Spicy Collard Greens
Southern cuisine is known for its spicy dishes! Combine collard greens, onions, chicken broth, and red pepper flakes to make some spicy greens.