Stewed Collards

Stewed Collards Recipe
Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford


Stewed Collards contain no bacon fat (or even oil)—just tender greens in a small amount of unsalted chicken stock for a healthy side.


Serves 4 (serving size: 2/3 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 52
Fat 0.5 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Sodium 201 mg


Cooking spray
1 cup vertically sliced onion
8 cups chopped collard greens
2 cups unsalted chicken stock
1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons cider vinegar


Heat a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion; sauté 3 minutes. Add collard greens, chicken stock, sugar, and salt. Cover; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 20 minutes or until very tender. Stir in vinegar.


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