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Garlicky Braised Collard Greens
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 50 mins
Total Time: 55 mins

Vegetarian Braised Collard Greens Recipe.

Course: Sides
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Vegetarian Braised Collard Greens Recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 98 kcal
Author: Alyssa Brantley
  • 2 pounds collard greens cleaned, stems removed, sliced into thin ribbons
  • 1 tablespoon grass-fed Butter or Ghee
  • 4 - 5 cloves garlic thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • pinch crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice or more to taste
To Prepare:
  1. Thoroughly wash the leaves of the greens and pat dry. Use a knife to remove the ribs and set aside.

  2. Pile the leaves and slice into thin ribbons.

  3. Thinly slice garlic.

To Cook:
  1. Heat a large pot or soup pot over medium heat. Melt butter. Add sliced garlic and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

  2. Toss in greens, salt, red pepper flakes and water. Stir, cover and lower light to Low. Cook 50 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. Squeeze lemon over greens and serve. Excellent with brown rice or as a side dish to almost anything. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Garlicky Braised Collard Greens
Amount Per Serving
Calories 98 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 355mg15%
Potassium 483mg14%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 11470IU229%
Vitamin C 81mg98%
Calcium 526mg53%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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