You are here: Home Food & Kitchen Recipes Braised Collard Greens (vegan recipe!) Braised Collard Greens (vegan recipe!) by plevine May 21, 2011, 1:00 am I’d never tried collard greens before, but I have been intrigued by them for a long time so I decided to take a shot. Since they are a little tougher than kale, I opted to braise them instead of pan frying to add a bit of moisture to the mix. Braised Collard Greens Ingredients Virgin olive oil to cover the bottom of the pan + you may need a little bit more 1 large bunch of collards: cut off the stems and slice with a rough cut 6 medium sized cloves of garlic, minced 1/2 cup veggie broth – this will eliminate the need for extra salt which is not healthy anyway 1/4 cup dry white wine Freshly ground black pepper, to taste Cooking Directions Heat the pan and add the olive oil. Add the collards and about 1/2 of the garlic and start tossing the mixture. When the collards have wilted, add the rest of the garlic and toss for about another minute. Add the veggie broth and the white wine. Turn up the heat and let the liquid evaporate, then add the black pepper. This is a great side dish and very nutritious. Collards are a cruciferous vegetable that is high in vitamins C, A, and K as well as in minerals and fiber. I served these with fried eggplant and tomato sauce. Image Credit: Creative Commons photo by arvindgrover See more Previous article The Green Movement Just Graduated Its First Class… So What's Next? Next article Soy Farming Threatens Biodiversity in the Amazon One Ping Pingback:Two Simple Tips for Healthy Eating, Even on a Budget – Eat Drink Better Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Upload a photo / attachment to this comment (PNG, JPG, GIF - 6 MB Max File Size): (Allowed file types: jpg, gif, png, maximum file size: 6MB.