Slow Cooked Collard Greens
This healthy ren
dition of the traditional collard greens still has the flavor and taste you love without the fat, sodium and additional calories!
All you will need is collard greens, red pepper flakes, olive oil, onions, vegetable stock and garlic.
Start off by heating ½ cup oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Once the oil is hot enough, add diced onions, garlic, and red pepper flakes. Keep it moving to not burn the garlic! Give it about 5 minutes and the onions should be nice and caramelized and garlic will be golden brown.
Now you will add the freshly cut collard greens, only put in a handful at a time to ensure it is cooked well. They should wilt but do not overcook or you'll lose out on the nutrients. Add some vegetable stock after all the collard greens have been added. Let it come to a simmer and it should be ready to eat after the flavors have reached their peak in 15 minutes.