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Julia’s Sauteed & Steamed Collards

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Julia’s Sauteed & Steamed Collards
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  • Makes: 8 Servings

Collards are an all-time favorite side to any meal. This recipe starts with tender collards and adds a hint of “heat” from hot pepper flakes. Try this easy and tasty recipe at your next family gathering. ~ Julia, CNPP

Ingredients

  • 16 cups chopped collards (small leaves)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 large garlic cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt-free seasoning

Directions

1. Cut bottom stems from collards.

2. Wash and cut collards into bite-sized pieces. Place in colander to drain.

3. Chop garlic cloves into small pieces.

4. Place olive oil into large skillet. Place on high heat to start.

5. Place collards in skillet. Keep on high heat, turning collards as they saute, about 1 minute in the uncovered skillet. (You will not need to add water because of the water already on the washed collards.)

6. Add garlic cloves and red pepper flakes.

7. Place cover on the skillet to allow collards to steam until they are half their original volume.

8. Turn heat to low and continue steaming until the collards are tender.

Source: Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 portion of Julia's Sauteed & Steamed Collards
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 54
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 15 mg
Carbohydrates 5 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 0 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 111 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 135 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 54
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 5 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 0 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 2 g
Minerals
Calcium 111 mg
Potassium 135 mg
Sodium 15 mg
Copper 37 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 8 mg
Phosphorus 10 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 242 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 26 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 373 mcg
Folate 120 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 17 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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