Vegetarian Collard Greens

Southern-style Vegetarian Collard Greens

Collard greens are filled with a variety of vitamins and minerals that our body needs. They are a wonderful source of calcium, magnesium, Vitamins A, C, K, some of the Bs, folate, manganese, potassium, and more. Plus they help lower cholesterol. This recipe is easy and tasty!

Ingredients

  • 2-3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 large onion, chopped (more is okay, too)
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional or less – I leave out)
  • 1-2 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 pound collard greens, chopped (Tip: Take out the thick core, then layer a few leaves on top of each other, roll them up and cut them into very thin strips – they cook a bit faster and are less bitter this way)
  • 3 cups vegetable stock
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

1. In a large pot over medium heat, heat oil.
2. Saute the onions until slightly softened, about 2 minutes
3. Add the red pepper flakes and garlic, cook another minute.
4. Add collard greens and cook another minute.
5. Add the vegetable stock, cover and bring to a simmer. Cook until greens are tender, about 40 minutes.
6. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
7. Enjoy!

Advertisements

About Maya

Health Coach, Spirit Coach, intuitive cook, cooking teacher, energy healer, Jin Shin Jyutsu practitioner, soccer player, lover of life...
This entry was posted in Recipes, Side dishes. Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Vegetarian Collard Greens

  1. Pingback: Vegetarian Green Collard. Maya Wellness | Collard Greens Reviews

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s