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Braised Collard Greens

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 7 ingredients
These Braised collard greens are 100% vegetarian, but you’d never guess. The smoked paprika gives them a wonderful smoky taste that will fool even the most dedicated carnivore into thinking you cooked them with...

Ingredients


  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 bunches collard greens, leaves chopped, stems discarded
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons cider or white wine vinegar
  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock

Nutrition Facts

Calories

92 cals

Fat

5 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

1 g

Monounsaturated Fat

3 g

Carbohydrates

8 g

Sugar

3 g

Fiber

2 g

Protein

4 g

Sodium

400 mg

Directions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a medium pot over medium-high heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring occasionally until translucent, about 5-8 minutes.
  2. Add the collard greens, sprinkle some salt over them, cover and let steam for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the paprika, cook or a minute, then add the cider vinegar, and stock. Cover and cook over low heat for 40 minutes or until very tender.

Chef Tips

If you can’t find smoked paprika, you can sub in chipotle powder, or add a small dried chipotle chili in whole with the stock and vinegar. It won’t be as intense a flavor, but it will still add delicious smokiness.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.



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