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Cooking Collard Greens

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Dave is cooking Collard Greens with onions, garlic, ham, chicken broth.
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped garlic 2 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 , chopped finely
  Chicken base 2 Teaspoon
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cubed ham 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Collard greens 1 Pound

1. Rip the collard greens of the main stem and rinse it under cold water running water.
2. While rinsing tear the leaves in small pieces and rinse well.
3. Drain the torn leaves and set aside.

4. In a saucepan, heat olive oil and saute garlic and onion until they are soft.
5. Put the greens over the onions and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
6. Put in the chicken base and pour water over it.
7. Sprinkle the ham on top, cover with lid and cook on medium heat and cook until the greens wilts down.
8. Remove the lid check if the water is still there and add more if needed.
9. Cover and cook on low heat for about 90 to 120 minutes or until the leaves are dark in colour.

10. Serve hot as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
130 Minutes
Ready In: 
140 Minutes
Dave has a delicious and nutritious side dish packed in his video Slow Cooked Collard Greens recipe. He is showing the best way of cooking them in least possible water without scorching and losing its nutrients. The chunks of ham that he adds to the greens should really pep up dish. So, next time, don't let those collard green to turn you off, rather treat yourself with this delicious dish and have fun.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 165 Calories from Fat 60

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.3%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 42.7 mg14.2%

Sodium 482.8 mg20.1%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.9%

Sugars 2.4 g

Protein 17 g33%

Vitamin A 151.2% Vitamin C 72.2%

Calcium 18.8% Iron 4.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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