Sauteed Collard Greens

  • 30 mins
  • 6 ingredients


  • 2 lbs of collard greens cleaned, shredded, discarding any thick stems.
  • 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbs unsalted butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Toasted pine nuts for garnish
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste.

Many of us are used to cooking collard greens for a very long time. Here is a  technique that we’re sure you will enjoy. Butter and lemon juice heighten the fresh flavor of the greens.


  • Coarsely shred the greens and discard any thick stems.
  • Heat the oil and butter in a wok or large saute pan.
  • Add the garlic and greens and stir- fry over high heat, stirring constantly until tender. About 15 minutes.
  • Add seasoning.
  • Serve immediately, sprinkled with pine nuts if desired.

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  1. Made these greens last night and my whole family loved it. My husband had 2 plates of it and wanted to get a third plate. I know how I’m going to be cooking my collards from here on out. Thanks for the recipe. GREAT.

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