Creamed Collard Greens

Creamed Collard Greens

When cooked correctly, collards offer up amazing flavors and a huge bonus of vitamin A. Swiss chard makes a good substitute if you can't find collard greens.

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Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
SERVINGS
8
SERVING SIZE
1/2 cup
PREP TIME
30 mins

Creamed Collard Greens

When cooked correctly, collards offer up amazing flavors and a huge bonus of vitamin A. Swiss chard makes a good substitute if you can't find collard greens.

Creamed Collard Greens
SERVINGS
8
SERVING SIZE
1/2 cup
PREP TIME
30 mins
by 2  people
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Ingredients
  • 3   pounds collard greens or Swiss chard*
  • 1/4  cup butter
  • 1   large onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 2   cloves garlic, minced
  • 1   cup whipping cream
  • 1/2  teaspoon salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon ground black pepper
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How to Make Collard Greens

Knowing how to make collard greens is trendy nowadays! The nutritious, inexpensive leafy greens packed with vitamins, especially A and Care popping up on restaurant menus across the country. It's probably because they make such an easy yet delicious side dish.

Directions
1. 
Trim stems from collard greens; chop leaves (about 24 cups lightly packed greens). In extra-large Dutch oven cook greens in lightly salted boiling water for 20 minutes (If using Swiss chard, cook 5 minutes). Drain. Place greens in extra-large bowl of ice water. Allow to stand a few minutes to cool, stirring occasionally. Drain in colander, pressing out excess water. Arrange on tray or baking sheet lined with paper towels; pat dry and set aside.
2. 
In a large skillet heat butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic. Cook and stir about 5 minutes or until tender. Add cream, salt, and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Add greens. Stir to combine; heat through. Makes 8 (1/2-cup) servings.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 212, Fat, total (g) 18, chol. (mg) 56, sat. fat (g) 11, carb. (g) 12, Monosaturated fat (g) 5, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 6, sugar (g) 1, pro. (g) 5, vit. A (IU) 11613, vit. C (mg) 60, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 1, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 290, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0, sodium (mg) 232, Potassium (mg) 335, calcium (mg) 273, iron (mg) 0, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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