Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Collard Greens
Meat & Potatoes … PLUS! Cook sliced potatoes until almost tender. Add chopped collard greens and sliced low-fat turkey sausage. Cook until collard greens are tender and sausage is thoroughly cooked.
A Gourmet Brunch. For an open-faced sandwich that’s perfect for brunch, place steamed collard greens over freshly baked whole wheat bread and top with prosciutto.
Greens & Okra. Combine these two traditional southern ingredients in a saucepan with olive oil, chili peppers, onions, and lemon in our Greens & Okra recipe.
Add More A. For a sweet dish packed with vitamin A, stir-fry collard greens with fresh tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes, roasted red peppers and pappadew peppers.
Sizzle ‘em. Collard greens are a great addition to any stir fry. Try them (in place of bok choy ) with garlic, shrimp, ginger, sesame oil and brown rice in our Shrimp & Bok Choy Stir Fry recipe.
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.
Lose the Lettuce. Use collard greens instead of lettuce. Try it as a fresh salad base, on tacos, in wraps, or on top of sandwiches.
The Classic. 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. See Recipe
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. Enjoy!
Southern Style. Southern cuisine is known for its spicy dishes! Combine collard greens, onions, chicken broth, and red pepper flakes in our Spicy Collard Greens recipe.