Choose bunches with crisp, dark green leaves. Store in a plastic bag in the fridge up to 5 days. For longer storage, steam, chop into pieces, and freeze in plastic bags. Check out the recipe below which comes with other ideas for how to prepare this nutrient-rich vegetable.
How to Select
Choose bunches with crisp, dark green leaves and no yellowing.
How to Store
Refrigerate up to 5 days in a plastic bag. To freeze, steam greens, chop into pieces, and freeze in plastic bags.
How to Prepare
Separate leaves and rinse. Dry in salad spinner or between towels. Cut leaves in strips. Steam, sauté, stir-fry, or simmer. Simmer with chopped onions, garlic and lemon juice, until leaves are tender. Add to soups and curry dishes.
Recipes with this vegetable
Collard Greens with Black Eyed Peas & Tomatoes
This dish is delicious and packed with nutrients. Add hot sauce or chilis to spice it up!