Sauteed Collard Greens

fresh organic collard greens
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  • 1 Tbsp and 1 34 tsp olive oil
  • 2 12 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 bunches collard greens - rinsed, trimmed and chopped
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 14 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (optional)


  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-heat. Add garlic and gently sauté.
  2. Add collard greens and fry until they start to wilt.
  3. Add stock, salt and pepper. Turn heat to low-medium and simmer greens for 45 minutes, until greens are tender. Stir occasionally.
  4. Drain greens, reserving liquid. Mix in red pepper flakes if desired.