Collard Greens & Rice or Lentils

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Peggy Sue Ross

By
@peggysueross

This has been a family favorite for many years made with rice. We are now eating 'Slow Carb' and substitute red lentils for rice and still love it! Make it without the sausage for a side dish or with the sausage for a main dish.

Great on a cold night with little time to cook!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This collard greens recipe is delicious and so easy! Not only does this make a great New Year's Day recipe, it will be a recipe you want to make year round. Beef broth adds a great savory flavor to the rice and collard greens. Crushed red pepper brings just a bit of heat. We loved the smoked sausage addition to make this a main dish. Super yummy! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
5 Hr
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 pkg
    frozen collard greens, 10 oz each
  • 32 oz
    carton of beef broth
  • 1/4 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes (more or less to taste)
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried chopped onion
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter or margarine
  • 1 dash(es)
    Lea & Perrins Worcestershire, generous dash
  • 1 pinch
    nutmeg
  • 1 pinch
    hot paprika
  • 1 lb
    kielbasa (any kind) cut into bite size pieces (optional)
  • 1 c
    long grain rice or red lentils

How to Make Collard Greens & Rice or Lentils

Step-by-Step

  1. Bring collard greens, beef broth, red pepper flakes, dried onion, margarine, Worcestershire, nutmeg & paprika to a boil.
  2. Add rice or lentils, reduce heat and cover. Cook for 20 minutes or until most liquid is absorbed.
  3. Add sliced smoked sausage for a main dish.
  4. This reheats nicely for great leftovers!

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About Collard Greens & Rice or Lentils

Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy




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