No need for a recipe or slicing, dicing or chopping. Just cook them up and enjoy for every day.
Simply Delicious Collard Greens
To make simple collard greens collect a bunch of collards from your garden or buy them from the store. There is no chopping, slicing, or dicing in this recipe. Wash the collards well rinsing each leaf. You will see the sand collecting at the bottom of the sink. Let the water out and keep going until they are clean and then begin tearing the tender parts of the leaves away from the tough center stem. You can toss the tough stems into the compost pile. Take a pan and heat some bacon grease, light olive oil, or anything that will sautee well then start adding the collards a little at a time sauteeing them down until they are dramatically wilted down. I like to add salt and pepper, garlic, and onion powder. You can experiment with your favorite soup seasonings including onion soup mix, hot sauce, pepper flakes, and try a bouillon cube if you like. You can add bits of ham. Cover this with chicken stock or vegetable broth and simmer for about 15 minutes until tender and you have a wonderful side dish. If your greens have experienced cold weather like mine they will be super sweet and tasty!