Braised Collards with Tomatoes
Braised Collards with Tomatoes
  • prep: 25 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    Cooking collards with a bit of healthy fat like olive oil may help the body absorb certain nutrients -- this hearty dish also features tomatoes and black-eyed peas.

    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
    • 3 garlic cloves, smashed and peeled
    • 2 1/2 pounds collard greens, stems discarded and leaves torn into 2-inch pieces
    • Coarse salt and ground pepper
    • 1 can (28 ounces) whole peeled tomatoes
    • 1 smoked ham hock
    • 1 can (15 ounces) black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
    • Cooked rice, for serving

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 613 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 9 g 13.33%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 7.01%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 457 mg 19.05%
    • Calcium: 334 mg 33.41%
    • Potassium: 1591 mg 45.46%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 12 mg 64.75%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 106 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 15 g 59.69%
    • Sugar: 13 g
    • Protein: 33 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 17.51%
    • Vitamin C 104.13%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables8
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total7 oz-eq

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