Collard greens and red beans

Total Time
Prep 12 mins
Cook 20 mins

Another Kwanzaa recipe that needs a home on Zaar. This is very tart, reduce the vinegar if you prefer. Found in Chicago Tribune, I haven't tried this yet.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat; add the garlic; cook until fragrant, 1 minute; add the greens, vinegar, water and hot sauce; cook, stirring often, until greens slightly soften, about 5 minutes.
  2. Cover; cook 5 more minutes.
  3. Add the beans with 1/2 cup of the beans cooking liquid (if using canned beans, use water), cover; cook until the collards are tender, about 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in salt, pepper and more hot sauce to taste.
Most Helpful

Very good recipe! I have had an overwhelming amount of collards that I have been trying to eat so I can prepare my AZ soil for spring gardening. This is one of the top 3 favorite recipes for them! The kidney beans really add nice flavor.

Desert Sea Chicken February 21, 2009

This is really good for such a simple recipe. Healthy and delicious--thanks for sharing this one!

dozey doats August 16, 2008

so healthy. I also added in aduki beans & brown rice. Really satisfying. Thanks so much for sharing!!

heatherfigi November 24, 2007