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Boiled Collard Greens

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  • Servings:

    8 (356 g) as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    5 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    210 minutes


Collard greens a tough and fibrous, which means they can stand up to a good cooking more than many greens. They also lack the bitterness that often accompanies dark, leafy greens. Flavoring the water is the trick to making them appealing to any dinner guest.
4 lbs. collard greens
3 cups low-fat, low-sodium chicken broth
2 onions, chopped
3 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tsp. red pepper flakes
1 tsp. pepper
Boiled Collard Greens


1. Wash and cut the collard greens and place them in a large stockpot. Add the remaining ingredients and enough water to cover.
2. Cook on low until tender, stirring occasionally (3 hours).


Nutritional Facts
Servings 8 (356 g)
Base Nutrients
Calories 105 kcal (5%)
Calories from Fat 18 kcal (0%)
Total Fat 2 g (3%)
Saturated Fat 0 g (2%)
Cholesterol 0 mg (0%)
Sodium 67 mg (3%)
Total Carbohydrates 18 g (6%)
Dietary Fiber 10 g (39%)
Protein 9 g (15%)
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C 83 mg (93%)
Calcium 542 mg (42%)
Iron 1 mg (8%)