Braised Collards

Number of Servings: 3 (77 G)
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cook Time: 45 min.
Braised Collards.

Braised collards are a staple of southern cooking in the U.S. Typical recipes used a little bit of bacon fat or butter, but you can still get a tasty side dish full of great nutrients by subbing in olive oil. Balsamic vinegar and soy sauce help round out the flavor palate for a dish that’s bright and flavorful.

Tip: If you like a little bite, add a small pinch of red pepper flakes to the skillet with the other ingredients.


  • 1 bunch collard greens
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • ½ cup water


  1. Wash greens, remove stems, and cut leaves into strips.
  2. In a skillet over high heat, add everything except for water. Stir and cook until greens start to wilt (3-5 minutes).
  3. Reduce heat to low, add water, cover and cook until greens are tender (40 minutes).

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Nutrition Facts

3 servings per container

Serving Size 77G

Amount per serving
Calories 35
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 140mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 1g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 117.1mg 10%
Iron 0.3mg 0%
Potassium 125mg 2%
Vitamin A 120.5mcg 15%
Vitamin C 17.6mcg 20%
Vitamin E 1.3mg 6%
Vitamin K 210.8mcg 180%
Thiamin 0mg 0%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 0.7mg 6%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 63.5mcg 16%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0mcg 0%
Chloride 0mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.2mg 0%
Phosphorus 21.3mg 2%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 16.3mg 4%
Zinc 0.2mg 0%
Selenium 0.9mcg 2%
Copper 0mg 0%
Manganese 0.4mg 15%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 2.4mcg 4%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Collard Greens, Water, Low Sodium Soy Sauce (water, Wheat, Soybeans, Salt, Lactic Acid, Sodium Benzoate: Less Than 1/10th Of 1% As A Preservative), Garlic, Balsamic Vinegar, Olive Oil.

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