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Smoky Vegetarian Collard Greens

Rated as 4.27 out of 5 Stars

"Smoky, spicy, and delicious for omnivores and herbivores alike."
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1 h servings 108
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onion and garlic until browned and fragrant, 3 to 4 minutes. Add collard greens and red pepper flakes; cook and stir until greens are slightly wilted, 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Combine vegetable broth, cider vinegar, brown sugar, liquid smoke flavoring, and paprika in a large pot; add collard greens mixture. Cover pot and simmer until greens are very tender, 40 to 50 minutes. Strain collard greens before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 108 calories; 7.7 8.5 2.4 0 245 Full nutrition

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I made this recipe using turnip greens, and they were absolutely delicious! The liquid smoke and smoked paprika give them an incredible smoky taste. The only change I made was using chicken stoc...

I made this recipes last Thanksgiving and again for Easter. It was delicious, probably best ‘greens’ flavor I’ve ever had and not greasy. My problem, and reason for only 4 stars, I didn’t find t...

This was delicious!! Other than using a bit less red pepper, I followed the recipe exactly. My husband and I both loved it; I will definitely be making this again soon.

I made using kale and it was delish! This is my 3rd time making them and my hubby loves them.

My wife thinks she dislikes greens, but she raved and posted it on FB! I used this recipe in turnip greens. I salted the greens while wilting. I had to substitute pear infused balsamic vinegar....

These turned out really good. The only thing I ended up adding after tasting was more vinegar. The amount of liquid smoke and red pepper flakes were spot on.