These spicy collards are a delicious and nutritious side — great with cornbread and your favorite grilled meat or seafood.

Total Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4-6

Ingredients

  • 2 large bunches collard greens, stemmed and chopped into 2” pieces
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 cloves fresh garlic, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
  • 6 Tbspolive oil
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin

Preparation

Bring a large stockpot 3/4 full of salted water to a boil.

Add chopped collard greens and blanch for 3-4 minutes.

Remove from heat and drain. Squeeze out excess water.

In a skillet, sauté the remaining ingredients in 3 tablespoons olive oil.

Toss the sautéed vegetables and spices with the drained collards and remaining olive oil.

Nutritional Information

54 calories, 0 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 7 g carbohydrate, 3 g dietary fiber, 2 g protein, 343 mg sodium