Sauteed Collard Greens

Greens are good for you!
a bowl of collard greens straight from the pan
Number of Servings: 
Serves 4


  • 1 Tbsp and 1 34 tsp olive oil
  • 2 12 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 bunches collard greens - rinsed, trimmed and chopped
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 14 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (optional)


  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-heat. Add garlic and gently sauté.
  2. Add collard greens and fry until they start to wilt.
  3. Add stock, salt and pepper. Turn heat to low-medium and simmer greens for 45 minutes, until greens are tender. Stir occasionally.
  4. Drain greens, reserving liquid. Mix in red pepper flakes if desired.
Nutrition Info: 
82 Calories, 1 g Protein, 0 mg Cholesterol, 4 g Carbohydrates, 0 g Total sugars (0 g Added sugars), 1 g Fiber, 7 g Total fat (1 g sat), 314 mg Sodium, ★★★★★ Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E


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