This is an Ethiopian recipe that is slightly altered to better accommodate ingredients commonly available in the US. Use spinach if you prefer; and if you can't find cardamom, just leave it out. I first made this for a school project in junior high.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a bowl, stir together cottage cheese, 1 clove minced garlic, cardamom, 1 teaspoon ginger, and ground cloves. Cover, and set aside.

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  • Heat margarine in a large skillet or Dutch oven over medium heat. Stir in onions, 2 cloves of minced garlic, 2 teaspoons of fresh ginger, and chile peppers; and cook until onions are soft. Stir in greens, and cook until wilted. Drain, and serve over cottage cheese mixture.

Nutrition Facts

163.3 calories; 13.4 g protein; 12.8 g carbohydrates; 11.2 mg cholesterol; 375.3 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
07/13/2009
We are no strangers to collard greens in our house but adding the cottage cheese and spices set it off nicely Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
04/28/2006
I had cottage cheese by chance and I wanted to spice it up a bit but this was not the best way to do it. I didn't like it personally I thought the clove taste was a little overwhelming. However I really enjoyed making something new and stepping outside the box by tasting culturally different foods. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
07/13/2009
We are no strangers to collard greens in our house but adding the cottage cheese and spices set it off nicely Read More
(8)
Rating: 4 stars
07/13/2009
We are no strangers to collard greens in our house but adding the cottage cheese and spices set it off nicely Read More
(8)
Rating: 2 stars
04/28/2006
I had cottage cheese by chance and I wanted to spice it up a bit but this was not the best way to do it. I didn't like it personally I thought the clove taste was a little overwhelming. However I really enjoyed making something new and stepping outside the box by tasting culturally different foods. Read More
(7)
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Rating: 2 stars
04/16/2006
One of my favorite restaurants is Ethiopian so I always keep an eye out for recipes from this country. This was fairly dull. Perhaps the cottage cheese is a little too sharp. Read More
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