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Anyone have any good collard greens recipes?

I'm a vegetarian and Muslim, so no bacon grease or anything- a lot of people in my area seem to add that to greens for some reason, I don't know if most people do that or not. How do you cook collard greens? Or turnip greens.... I have turnip greens in my fridge. I know they are good for me so I want to learn to like them if I can :) I just gotta find a good way to prepare them.

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Asked by VeggieMuslima at 11:14 PM on Nov. 1, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • That's how you cook traditional greens, with grease and bacon, that's why you see that. They are fabulous by the way. I really don't know many other ways except chicken broth boil, or I suppose you could use veggie boullion and butter.

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 11:18 PM on Nov. 1, 2010

  • You could cut in small strips and saute in olive oil with onion.

    Answer by mikesmom65270 at 12:04 AM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • This site has tons of recipes for vegetarian collard greens

    Answer by SophiaofLight at 6:20 AM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • Collard Greens
    Makes: 12 servings, about 2/3 cup each
    3 pounds fresh collard greens
    1 medium onion, chopped
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    2 cups water
    2-3 vegetable bouillon cubes
    1 teaspoon sugar
    1 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
    Fill clean sink 2/3 full with cold water. Immerse greens, in batches, in water; swish greens gently to remove any grit. Remove and discard hard stems. Place greens together in small bunches; roll up. Cut crosswise into wide strips; set aside.
    In large pot, add onion and garlic to a little oil; cook and stir until tender.Add greens, water, sugar, salt and crushed red pepper to skillet. Reduce heat to low; simmer 45 minutes to 1 hour or until greens are tender, stirring occasionally.

    Answer by SweetLuci at 9:04 AM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • try looking on they have alot of great recipes on there

    Answer by MLH92108 at 4:53 PM on Nov. 2, 2010

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