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There are so many different ways to enjoy this versatile, nutritious green. Collard greens have a cabbage-like flavour that can be mellowed with cooking in various ways, and of course, various flavours! Here are some flavour pairings that go well with collard greens!

What Goes Well With Collard Greens?

Produce: avocado, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, corn, garlic, kale, lime, mushrooms, onion, potato, radish, shallot, spinach, squash, sweet potato and tomatoes

Savoury: almonds, bacon, beans, cashews, cheese, chicken, chickpeas, egg, fish, pasta, pork, rice, sausage and seafood

Herbs & Spices: allspice, cinnamon, salt and vinegar

Other: maple syrup, cream, gravy and olive oil

Serving Ideas

Try collard greens in a variety of different styles: Ethiopian cuisine, Southern American-style, Indian…there are so many ways to enjoy this versatile veggie!

You can stuff collard greens like you would when you prepare cabbage rolls. This plant-based version by Fat-Free Vegan looks very hearty and is PACKED with veggies! However, if you’re a carnivore, you might enjoy this version too.

Gluten-free? Try making your favourite burritos with collard leaves instead! This recipe from Love & Lemons looks pretty spectacular.

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