Collard Greens

Collard Greens
Staff Writer

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Chef Ted Lahey is known for his modern Southern touch that he adds to any dish he's creating at his restaurant Table Main in Roswell, Ga., and his Thanksgiving dishes are no exception. These braised collard greens make a delicious substitute for your usual green beans and are just as easy to prepare. 

12
Servings
242
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 6  Pounds  collards, chopped
  • 1  Pound  bacon
  • 1  Cup  chopped onion
  • 1  Tablespoon  minced garlic
  • 1  Teaspoon  black pepper
  • 1  Teaspoon  red pepper flakes
  • 2  Tablespoons  salt
  • 1/4  Cup  brown sugar
  • 1/4  Cup  cider vinegar
  • 2  Cups  chicken stock

Directions

Cook bacon until frothy. Add the onion and garlic and cook until translucent. Add the collards, spices, and liquids and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and cook covered until tender (about 2 hours).

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
7g
10%
Sugar
9g
10%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Carbohydrate, by difference
36g
28%
Protein
14g
30%
Vitamin A, RAE
1304µg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
62mg
83%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1413µg
100%
Calcium, Ca
547mg
55%
Choline, total
109mg
26%
Fiber, total dietary
7g
28%
Folate, total
184µg
46%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
75mg
23%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Phosphorus, P
95mg
14%
Selenium, Se
7µg
13%
Sodium, Na
477mg
32%
Water
266g
10%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Collard Green Shopping Tip

Buy green leafy vegetables like arugula, watercress, and collards – they are good sources of vitamins A, C, and K and minerals like iron and calcium.

Collard Green Cooking Tip

Brighten up sandwiches or salads with small, tender leaves like spinach and add larger, tougher leaves like kale to soups and stews.