sauteed collard greens

"The best comfort food will always be greens, cornbread, and fried chicken". - Maya Angelou

One of the mainstays of Sunday Dinner are collard greens. They are served with ham hocks, neck bones, smoked turkey wings, or smoked turkey necks. We all have our special recipe for greens or use grandma's time honored recipe.


I like collard greens, but don't necessarily want to clean them, then cut them up, and wait for them to cook. This recipe for sauteed collard greens is quick and easy and still provides a good serving of flavorful greens with a kick of spice. You can use any brand for the seasonings. The links provided are for what I have in my spice cabinet. Try it out the recipe and let me know what you think!


Sauteed Collard Greens Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil (Pompeian Robust)

  • 4 fresh medium garlic bulbs

  • 1/2 cup chopped white onion

  • 1 cup chopped bell pepper

  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger (