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Seasoned Collard or Mustard Greens Recipe Low Carb

 

Ingredients

Servings: 4 | Prep time: 10 minutes

 

1 bunch fresh collard or mustard greens

2 cups boiling water

1/2 tsp salt

1 slice bacon, chopped

Fresh ground pepper to taste

 

Nutrition Facts

 

Exchanges/Choices:

1 Vegetable

1/2 Fat

 

Calories 44

Carbohydrate 7g

    Dietary Fiber 2g

    Sugar 0g

Fat 1g

Sodium 364mg

Cooking Methods

  1. Wash the fresh greens thoroughly, cut the stems away from the leaves and chop stems and leaves into bite-size pieces.
  2. Place them into boiling water. Add salt and bacon and simmer, uncovered over low heat for 30 minutes. Drain the greens well and sprinkle with pepper to serve.

 

Fun Facts / Cooking Tips

Traditional Southern greens are flavored with animal fat. However, we need a newer version which is healthy and nutritious. This fresh vegetable recipe is low in calories, low fat and low carb. Instead of animal fat, the greens are saute in a small amount of sesame oil or broth, top with toasted sesame seeds

 

 

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