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Vegan Southern-Style Collard Greens

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Prep Time:

20 Minutes

Cook Time:

35 Minutes


4 Servings



one pound collard greens, washed and finely chopped

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1/2 onion, chopped

4 garlic cloves, minced

1 medium tomato, chopped

1/2 teaspoon smoked sweet paprika

2 sprigs fresh thyme, or 1 teaspoon dried

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

1 cup water, or vegetable broth


Photo and recipe are a courtesy of Healthier Steps

Cooking Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan on medium-high. Add onion and cook until soft, about 3 minutes.

  2. Stir in garlic and cook for a minute. Add tomatoes, smoked paprika, thyme, salt and cook stirring for a minute.

  3. Stir in collard greens until wilted.

  4. Add liquid, cover saucepan and reduce to simmer for 30 minutes.

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