Thursday, February 4, 2016

Spicy Collard Greens

Collards are a super food, and are a great source of vitamins A, and C, calcium and cholesterol. This recipe is easy to make and is super flavorful!

You’ll Need
  • 1 pound collard greens
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • ¾ cup onion, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon ginger root, grated
  • 1 teaspoon jalapeno pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds

Directions
  • Rinse greens well in tepid water and slice into thin strips.
  • Place in a saucepan with the stock and basil, cover and cook about 30 minutes, until greens are tender.
  • Heat olive oil in a skillet and saute onion and garlic; stir in ginger root and jalapeno pepper.
  • Add to collard greens and stir until liquid is nearly evaporated.
  • Add sesame oil and pepper to taste; stir.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

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