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Plant Based Collard Greens
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins

This soul food side of delicious collard greens is a perfect combination to any dish.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 people
  • 4 cups collard greens
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper optional
  1. Prepare chopped red onion and minced garlic

  2. Heat a deep (stir-fry) pan on the stove over medium heat with 1-2 tbsp of olive oil

  3. Add minced garlic and chopped red onion, cook and stir frequently until garlic begins to brown

  4. Add collard greens (this should almost overflow the pan) and 1/2 cup of vegetable both

  5. Cover the pan and set timer for 20 minutes

  6. After a couple minutes, uncover and coat with salt, black pepper, and a dash of crushed red pepper

  7. Stir the greens to mix around the spices

  8. Cover and let cook for the remaining time, uncovering and stirring occasionally

Recipe Notes

Toward the end of cook time (~ the last 8 minutes) check the bottom of the pan, if all liquid as evaporated and it is beginning to stick, add 2 tbsp of water. Do this as frequently as necessary so as not to burn your greens.