Recipe: Vegetarian collard greens

For that Southern spiciness, add more red pepper flakes!

Serving Size: 1 cup
Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients:Graphic of Vegetarian Collard Greens

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes*
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 pound collard greens, stems removed and finely chopped
  • 3 cups low-sodium broth (beef, chicken, or vegetable)
  • 2 tomatoes, seeds removed and chopped
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Heat oil and butter in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add chopped onion and cook until slightly soft (about 2 minutes).
  3. Add garlic and red pepper flakes. Cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add collard greens. Cook for 1 minute.
  5. Add the broth, cover, and bring to a simmer. Simmer on low for about 40 minutes or until the greens are tender.
  6. Stir in the tomatoes, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information / Amount per serving:

Calories 130
Total fat 5.3 g
Saturated fat 1.8 g
Cholesterol 5.1 mg

Protein 6.8 g
Total Carbohydrates 12 g
Dietary Fiber 2.9 g
Sodium 87.7 mg

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