Collard Greens & Kale

Collard Greens & Kale Recipe

Start the New Year off right by making a meal with all of the “good luck” fixings.

Serves:
7+

Ingredients:

  • 1 (5-ounce) package Fresh Express® Baby Kale Mix
  • 8 ounces ham steak, boned and diced
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 medium sweet or yellow onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes, plus more as needed
  • 1 (16-ounce) package collard greens, cut, washed, ready to cook
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken broth
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Instructions:

  • Cook the ham in oil in a stock pot over medium-high heat for 5 to 6 minutes or until browned on all sides. Remove with a slotted spoon; set aside.
  • Add the onion and garlic to the stock pot; cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, 5 to 7 minutes. Add the vinegar, sugar, and red pepper flakes and cook, stirring occasionally, 2 to 3 minutes more.
  • Add the collard greens, in batches, and cook, stirring occasionally, until beginning to wilt, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the Fresh Express® Baby Kale Mix and cook, stirring occasionally, until beginning to wilt, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add the broth and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to medium and cook until the greens are soft and most of the liquid is gone, 20 to 25 minutes. Taste and season with salt, pepper, and more pepper flakes as needed. Add the ham.
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