Brazilian-Style Garlic Collard Greens

1
Total Time
16 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
6 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
These delicious, nutritious, garlicky greens can be cooked in no time. A perfect last-minute side dish.

Ingredients

uncooked collard greens

8 cup(s), tough stems removed (about 2 bunches)

olive oil

2 tsp

table salt

½ tsp

garlic clove(s)

4 medium clove(s), finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Fill a large bowl with water and plunge collard greens into water. Move them around with your hand and set aside until ready to use.
  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet. Gently lift collard greens out of water and place in skillet; sprinkle with salt and stir. Cook collard greens for 2 to 3 minutes. Add garlic and mix to thoroughly combine; cook for 2 to 3 minutes more until very tender. Yields about 1/2 cup per serving.

Notes

Old collard greens tend be bitter and tough - which can affect taste and cooking time - so make sure your collards are fresh when preparing this recipe.

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