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Citrus Collard Greens with Raisins

by Erika Nicole Kendall

1 1/2 lb. collard greens, tough stems trimmed
1 Tbs. olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced (2 tsp.)
2/3 cup raisins
1/2 tsp. salt
1/3 cup freshly squeezed orange juice

 

Stack several collard leaves atop one another, and roll into tight cylinder. Slice crosswise into strips.

Cook greens in large pot of boiling, salted water 8 to 10 minutes, or until softened. Drain, and plunge into large bowl of cold water to stop cooking.

Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, and sauté 1 minute. Add drained collards, raisins, and salt, and sauté 3 minutes. Stir in orange juice, and cook 15 seconds more. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.

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2 comments

O.C March 4, 2014 - 6:14 PM

This is my first time commenting tho I am addicted to this blog! I have never had collard greens so I will try this recipe over the week end. Tonight my friend is coming over and we will make your recipe for the Brussels sprouts. Thanks for making me finally enjoy veggies!

Erika Nicole Kendall March 5, 2014 - 11:56 AM

Welcome! And enjoy! 🙂

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