Whether cooking collard greens Southern style with bacon, serving them alongside fish, or keeping the dish vegetarian, these recipes bring soul to these healthy bitter greens.See Popular Collard Greens Recipes
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.
Collards are a regional staple in the Southeast, but people in other parts of the country are less familiar with how to cook collard greens. Considering that they're packed with nutrients such as vitamins A and C--not to mention being delicious--it's about time that changed.
This year, my resolution is to eat more healthy greens, specifically collards. What's so great about this nutrition-packed vegetable is that you can buy a ton of it, keep in on hand, and create all kinds of easy dishes without ever having to make up anything ahead -- think "rice" with way more goodness! Let's get started with a terrific recipe for Collard Greens and Smoked Turkey.
From Betty's Soul Food Collection... North, south, east and west--no matter where you hail from, all signs point to this coast-to-coast favorite, simmered with smoked turkey, collard greens and bell peppers.
Chefs love pork belly because it's inexpensive yet tastes luxurious. Joseph Lenn, a chef at Blackberry Farm, cures it overnight in salt and sugar to add flavor, then braises it until it's meltingly tender. Chef Tip: To brown spaetzle, dry it well after boiling.
From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Golden corn muffin mix tops a Southern greens-and-corn egg bake.
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.
Brown rice provides some whole grains in your baby's diet with this homemade baby food recipe.
From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Blended in perfect harmony, sugar snap peas, carrots and collard greens are simmered in a deliciously seasoned chicken broth, then dressed with zesty red pepper sauce.
Bryan Caswell's method for making his version of corn pudding is brilliant in its simplicity: He grates corn on the cob, places it in a hot skillet, and bakes it. As the corn cooks, it turns creamy in the middle and crusty on the edges. Caswell's tip: "Be sure to bear down on the cob a bit when grating to extract all the juices in the kernels."
A spicy dish with great flavor and texture, this greens mixture contains a delicious potlikker, which is the vitamin- and mineral-rich broth that comes from cooking down the 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.
You can cook these greens a day ahead and reheat them on the big day. I like to serve them with hot pepper vinegar.
A perfect meal for a Sunday supper.
Get all of your New Year's ingredients in one dish.
With collard greens, this rich and creamy party dip packs a healthy dose of vitamin A.
These greens are accented with ham, garlic, and jalapeno pepper. The secret to this recipe's success is using an assortment of greens.