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simmered collard greens

Collard greens are a nutrition powerhouse because they are rich in vitamins A, C, K and calcium, potassium, folate, fiber, and antioxidants. This recipe prepares greens in a unique way, flavoring them with savory soy sauce. It is the perfect side dish for meat or fish. Enjoy!

6 Servings
3 bn collard greens
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 onion (thinly sliced)
2 C low sodium chicken broth
2 Tbsp soy sauce
1 tsp black pepper
¼ tsp garlic powder
¼ tsp salt
1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar

1. Prepare the greens: Remove the stems from the greens, then slice them into 1-inch pieces. Thoroughly wash greens in cool water (until no sand or dirt remains).
2. Heat oil in heavy-bottomed pan, like a Dutch oven. Add onions and cook over medium heat until translucent, about 5 minutes. Pour broth into pan and scrape any browned bits off the bottom with a wooden spoon.
3. Add soy sauce, pepper, garlic powder, and salt to the pan. Then bring to a simmer.
4. Add greens and lower heat to a low simmer. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 30 minutes.
5. Stir in vinegar and simmer for an additional 15 minutes. Recipe was adapted from the Food Network.