Recipe: Citrus Collards

from the Co-op archives

Citrus Collards with Raisins

1 1/2lb collard greens tough stems trimmed

1 Tbsp olive iol

2 cloves garlic, minced

2/3 cup raisins

½ tsp. salt

1/3 cup orange juice


1. Stack several collard leaves atop one another, and roll into tight cylinder.  Slice crosswise into strips.

2. Cook greens in large pot of boiling, salted water 8 to 10 minutes, or until softened.  Drain, and plunge into large bowl of cold water to stop cooking.  

3.  Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat.  Add garlic and sauté 1 minute.  Add drained collards, raisins, and salt, and sauté 3 minutes.  Stir in orange juice, and cook 15 seconds more.  Season with salt and pepper, if desired.


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