Collard Greens

Rich in vitamins A and C, collard greens are actually a type of cabbage. Here we simmered them with a smoked turkey bone for a side dish recipe that's loaded with flavor.

Recipe from Diabetic Living
1/3 cup
15 mins
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  • 2 pounds fresh collard greens
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 14 ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 smoked turkey neck bone or smoked turkey drumstick bone*
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Wash collard greens thoroughly. Cut off stems and discard. Coarsely chop collard greens and set aside. (You should have about 9 cups packed.) In a 4-quart Dutch oven, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook about 5 minutes or until tender.
Add collard greens, chicken broth, smoked turkey bone, and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 1 hour or until collard greens are tender. Remove smoked turkey bone and drain off any excess liquid. Serve warm with a slotted spoon. Makes 6 (1/3-cup) servings.


  • *Test Kichen Tip:

    If using a turkey drumstick, remove meat and reserve for another use; use only the bone for this recipe.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 39, Fat, total (g) 1, chol. (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 0, carb. (g) 6, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 2, sodium (mg) 137, Vegetables () 1, Carb Choice () 0.5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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