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Vegetarian “Southern-Style” Collard Greens

Yield: 4-6 Servings | Prep Time: 50 Minutes | Source:


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 large onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1-pound collard greens, chopped
  • 3 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a large pot over medium heat, heat oil and butter.
  2. Sauté the onions until slightly softened, about 2 minutes, then add the red pepper flakes and garlic, cook another minute.
  3. Add collard greens and cook another minute.
  4. Add the vegetable stock, cover and bring to a simmer. Cook until greens are tender, about 40 minutes.
  5. Add tomatoes and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.