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Sautéed collard greens

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These easy sautéed collard greens with garlic, onions and red wine vinegar are a healthy and flavorful way to get your vitamins. These dark leafy greens contain a variety of vitamins such as vitamins A, C, K, potassium, calcium and folate. Adding a small amount of red wine vinegar brightens the greens and helps cut bitterness which collard greens may sometimes have.

A bright blue serving bowl with sautéed collard greens, topped with garlic and onions.
Sautéed collard greens with garlic and onions

If you are a vegetarian, you can serve sautéed collard greens with roasted vegetables, beans, rice and even veggie tacos. They are a very versatile and comforting vegetable. They also compliment vegetable casseroles such as this eggplant, zucchini and tomato gratin.

A bunch of dark leafy collard greens
Collard greens contain vitamins A, C, K, potassium, calcium and folate

As a side dish, they compliment many chicken, beef or pork dishes as well. And they are especially good with BBQ.

Meat recipes to try with sautéed collard greens

Collard greens in the skillet

What you’ll need

  • 1 bunch collard greens, rinsed and rough stems trimmed
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Sliced or diced sweet onion (about 1 tablespoon, finely diced)
  • 1 clove garlic, medium to large sized
  • 1/3 cup vegetable broth or chicken broth
  • Red chili pepper flakes, 1 pinch
  • 1/4 tsp fine sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar

Instructions

Heat the extra virgin olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the diced onions and sauté for a minute until they begin to go translucent. Stir in the minced garlic. Next, add the greens, broth and season with red chili pepper flakes, sea salt and ground pepper. Turn up the heat until it begins to simmer. Cover and lower the heat slightly. Cook for about 5 minutes. Then remove the lid and continue cooking until liquid has evaporated. Stir in the red wine vinegar and serve immediately.

A bright blue oval dish with sautéed collard greens with garlic and onions.
Easy sautéed collard greens

I hope you enjoy this recipe for sautéed collard greens. Give this delicious wintery vegetable a try. Please leave me a comment below.

Happy cooking,

Michelle

Sautéed collard greens

Michelle
These easy sautéed collard greens with garlic, onions and red wine vinegar are a healthy and flavorful way to get your vitamins.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 7 mins
Total Time 12 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1 bunch collard greens
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp sweet onion diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/3 cup vegetable broth or chicken broth
  • 1 pinch red chili pepper flakes
  • 1/4 tsp fine sea salt and fresh ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar

Instructions
 

  • Heat the extra virgin olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the diced onions and sauté for a minute until they begin to go translucent. Stir in the minced garlic. Next, add the greens, broth and season with red chili pepper flakes, sea salt and ground pepper.
  • Turn up the heat until it begins to simmer. Cover and lower the heat slightly. Cook for about 5 minutes. Then remove the lid and continue cooking until liquid has evaporated. Stir in the red wine vinegar and serve immediately.

Notes

Recipe from https://www.northwestspoon.com
Keyword collard greens
 

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