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This version of the popular Southern dish uses orange juice for sweetness and red pepper flakes for spice. See All Quick, Healthy Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less : Fruits & Vegetables : Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org
Preparation Time: 25 minutes
  • ½ cup (4 oz) chicken broth, low-sodium
  • ¾ cup (6 oz) water
  • 2 lbs collard greens, washed and stems removed
  • 1 ½ cups red onions, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ¼ cup (2 oz) 100% orange juice
  • ½ tsp dried red pepper flakes
Heat chicken broth and water in a large pot. Bring to a boil. Add collard greens and cook for 10 minutes. Sauté garlic and onions for 5 minutes in a skillet. Add orange juice and wilted greens. Stir until well coated. Simmer for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes and serve.
 
Serves: 4
 
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Nutrition Information per Serving:
Calories: 110
Total Fat: 0g
Saturated Fat: 0g
% of Calories from Fat: 0%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 0%
Protein: 6g
Carbohydrates: 16g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Dietary Fiber: 6g
Sodium: 160mg
 
Each serving provides: An excellent source of fiber, calcium, and vitamins A and C, and a good source of iron.

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