Simple and Fresh Collard Greens

Shopping List

  1. Collard Greens (1 bunch)
  2. Colossal Garlic (1 ct)
  3. Nonstick cooking spray
  4. Salt and pepper


  • 1 cup collard greens, chopped
  • 1garlic clove, minced (optional)
  • nonstick cooking spray or 1 teaspoon oil
  • salt and pepper


  1. Chop your greens into 1 inch strips that are no longer than 4 or 5 inches long (or you’ll be getting a mouthful of stringy greens!).
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  3. Rinse your greens (This is an important step! The water that stays on helps these cook to perfection).
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  5. Heat your skillet to medium and spray or add oil, and garlic if wanted. Then just add your greens (these will shrink down a lot so you can do it in a small pan) and stir just until all greens have just turned bright green, usually not more than 3~ minutes.
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  7. Turn up to medium-hot and fry for 30 more seconds or until greens are just tender.
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  9. Toss with salt and pepper to taste.