Vegetarian Southern-Style Collard Greens

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Sharon123

Great greens without the meat! Adapted from Sunny Anderson from the show Cooking for Real,Episode: Carolina On My Mind!

Top Review by elephantearz

These greens are delicious. I actually like them better than any of the pork-based ways to cook them, the flavor of the greens comes out better without the greasy meat. I use a can of chopped tomatoes, just because fresh are often quite pricey. Yum! After living in the south for a while as a kid, I never thought I'd have good greens again... but these are even better!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot over medium heat, heat oil and butter. Saute the onions until slightly softened, about 2 minutes, then add the red pepper flakes and garlic, cook another minute. Add collard greens and cook another minute. Add the vegetable stock, cover and bring to a simmer. Cook until greens are tender, about 45 minutes. Add tomatoes and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Add a little smoked paprika and cider vinegar to taste if desired. Enjoy!

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