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Brazilian Style Collards

 

Prep time:               5 minutes

Prep notes: 

Cooking time:           5 minutes

Yields:                     6 people

 

Ingredients: 

2 bunches collard greens 
3 cloves garlic
2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions: 

  • Wash collards.
  • Remove leaves from stems, tear leaves in half and stack into piles 4 leaves thick. Roll the stack tightly, turn to the side and cut carefully into very thin strips. Repeat with all collards. The effect is that the leaves will be shredded.
  • Mince the garlic.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan and sauté garlic until golden brown, about 30 seconds.
  • Add collards, salt and pepper and toss quickly for about 3 minutes with tongs or a fork, making sure all greens cook through.
  • Remove from heat and transfer to serving dish.