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Sautéed Greens

Southern Living NOVEMBER 2009

  • Yield: Makes 4 to 6 servings
  • Prep time:26 Minutes
  • Total:26 Minutes


  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 serrano pepper, split*
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 (1-lb.) package fresh collard greens, washed, trimmed, and coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar


1. Sauté onion and next 3 ingredients in hot oil in a large skillet or wok 1 minute. Stir in salt and pepper. Add greens; sauté 2 minutes. Add sugar and vinegar; cover and cook 3 minutes or until wilted. Remove and discard serrano pepper before serving.

*1/2 jalapeño pepper, split, may be substituted.

Try This Twist! Sautéed Greens With Pork: Stir in 1/2 lb. chopped smoked pork with greens.


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