Make this nutrient-packed leafy green a part of your diet with our flavorful recipes. By: Elizabeth Laseter
Eat Your Leafy Greens
Collard greens are valued for their cholesterol-lowering qualities and are packed with fiber, protein, and antioxidants. Unfortunately, these leafy greens often get lumped into that all-too-familiar category—childhood foods you were forced to eat. The truth is, when overcooked, collards are unappealing in taste, texture, and smell. However, when cooked to a perfect crunchy-tender, they’re absolutely delicious. We’ll show you how to master this cruciferous veggie with 10 tasty recipes, including Balsamic Collard Greens. We love how the bacon, tangy vinegar, and honey offset the subtle bitterness of these collards.