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Seasoned Collard Greens

Seasoned Collard Greens

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Ingredients

Preparation time:
10 minutes
Cooking time:
Approximately 35 minutes.

Directions

Yield:
3 1/2 cups

Serving size:
1/2 cup

Stir together bouillon and water in a pan; bring to a boil over high heat. Add greens, onion, garlic, bacon, brown sugar, and salt. Reduce heat to low-medium and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes; stir occasionally. Drain the greens well and season each serving with cider vinegar to taste (give it a try; it actually enhances the flavor of the greens). If the greens are not drained, cornbread can be used to soak up the liquid, or “pot liquor.”

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 53 calories, Carbohydrates: 8 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Cholesterol: 3 mg, Sodium: 171 mg, Fiber: 3 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 1/2 nonstarchy vegetable. Carbohydrate choices: 1/2.

Tami Ross is a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.

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