Brazilian Collard Greens

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by cookiedog

Recipe courtesy of Ben Silviera. I have not tried this yet but plan to soon! Prep time is an estimate.

Top Review by StacyMD187373

Pretty good. But sauteeing over medium high heat made the garlic burn a little. The greens were still pretty chewy/tough after 20 minutes, so had to cook a bit longer. I also added 1/2 cup beef broth which added to the flavor. Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs collard greens
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 13 cup minced shallot
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • kosher salt and pepper


  1. Remove and discard stems from collard greens and cut leaves into strips.
  2. Heat oil and butter in large saute pan over medium-high heat. Add shallots and garlic, sauteing until brown.
  3. Slowly add collard greens, stirring until they reach the desired degree of tenderness, about 15 minutes (time will vary on your personal taste).
  4. Add kosher salt and pepper to taste.

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