Recipes ofKurt Dixon

Registered dietitian

Body Refined, a Health & Wellness practice

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Southern Style Collard Greens

Sunday, December 10, 2017
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Total time
1 hour and 20 minutes
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Preparation time
1 hour and 20 minutes
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Portions
10

These collard greens are full of southern flavor! The key to a pot of guuuud, yes guuuuud, southern collard greens, or any kind of collard greens for that matter, is to create a savory broth to slowly simmer the collards in

Ingredients
or½ small yellow onion, diced
or3 cloves garlic, minced
or2-3 cups vegetable broth, low sodium
or1 teaspoon applewood smoked salt (or any kind of smoked salt)
or½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
or2 lbs collard greens
orblack pepper
orhot sauce
Preparation
1.
Coat a large deep skillet or pot with vegetable oil.
2.
Saute onions until almost tender over medium heat and then add in garlic.
3.
Cook until onion and garlic are fragrant, about 2-3 minutes.
4.
Add in vegetable broth
5.
Season broth with smoked salt and red pepper flakes.
6.
Taste and adjust the seasonings if needed. Make sure it's to your liking because this is how your greens will taste.
7.
Bring to a simmer and reduce heat.
8.
Add in the greens. Green will wilt down as they cook.
9.
Simmer for 1 hr to 1 hr 30 mins. Do not boil. Add more vegetable broth if needed. May need more or less time so be sure to check them after 30-45 minutes. When done, greens will be dark green, tender and will not have a raw taste.
10.
Add in more smoked salt, black pepper, red pepper flakes and hot sauce, if desired.
11.
Add hot sauce or vinegar if desired.
Nutritional information
Per 100 gPer portion (144 g)% DRI
Energy24 kcal35 kcal2 %
Fat0 g1 g1 %
Fatty acids, total saturated0 g0 g0 %
Cholesterol0 mg0 mg0 %
Sodium258 mg371 mg15 %
Carbohydrate4 g6 g2 %
Sugars1 g1 gremove
Fiber3 g4 g15 %
Protein2 g3 gremove