Garlicky Collard Greens Recipe
- 3 bunches collard greens (about 3 pounds), stemmed and ribs removed
- 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 9 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/4 tsp. coarse salt, plus more for seasoning
Active time: 15 minutes
Total time: 1 hour
Stack collard greens with larger leaves on bottom. Tightly roll stacks lengthwise, like a cigar. Using a knife, slice crosswise as thinly as possible.
In a large skillet, heat oil and garlic over medium heat, stirring, until garlic is golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Add collard greens, folding with tongs so garlic gets tossed with greens, and cook until greens start to wilt, about 1 minute. Add salt and continue folding until collard greens wilt and start to release their moisture, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer collards to a serving bowl. Season with salt to taste and serve.
Excerpted from Mad Hungry Family by Lucinda Scala Quinn