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Easy way to fit those leafy greens into your diet with this delicious collard greens, rice, and sausage dish!


Recipe Summary

15 mins
1 hr 10 mins
1 hr 25 mins
6 servings


Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Bring water and brown rice to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until rice is tender and liquid has been absorbed, 45 to 50 minutes.

  • When rice is almost finished, heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir sausage in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove sausage to a large bowl, leaving 1 tablespoon fat in the skillet. Add cooked rice to sausage in the bowl.

  • Add onion and garlic to the skillet and saute over medium heat until onion is soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Add celery and cook for 3 minutes. Add collard greens and saute until slightly wilted, 3 to 4 minutes. Add diced tomatoes with their juices, white beans, Cajun seasoning, and red pepper flakes; simmer for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve collard greens over the sausage and rice mixture, or mix it all together.

Nutrition Facts

435 calories; protein 20g; carbohydrates 48.8g; fat 17.7g; cholesterol 43.3mg; sodium 1275mg. Full Nutrition