Spicy Collard Greens

Spicy Collard Greens

By: Co+op
Reprinted with permission from grocery.coop

Recipe Information
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4-6

These spicy collards are a delicious and nutritious side—great with cornbread and your favorite grilled meat or seafood.

2 large bunches collard greens, stemmed and chopped into 2” pieces
1 medium onion, sliced
1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
3 cloves fresh garlic, chopped
1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
6 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1. Bring a large stockpot 3/4 full of salted water to a boil.
2. Add chopped collard greens and blanch for 3-4 minutes.
3. Remove from heat and drain. Squeeze out excess water.
4. In a skillet, saute the remaining ingredients in 3 tablespoons olive oil.
5. Toss the sauteed vegetables and spices with the drained collards and remaining olive oil.

Tips & Notes
Serving Tip: Serve with cornbread and your favorite grilled meat or seafood.

Nutritional Information
54 calories, 0 g. fat, 0 mg. cholesterol, 7 g. carbohydrate, 3 g. dietary fiber, 2 g. protein, 343 mg. sodium