collards

Info

The name collard is a shortened form of the word colewort (“cabbage plant”).

Selection

Choose collards with firm, crisp leaves.

Storage

Store in a loosely closed large zipper bag for up to one week.

Nutrition

Collards have an amino acid score of 94 out of 100 and are a good source of Protein, Vitamin E, Thiamin, Niacin, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Potassium, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Calcium, Iron and Manganese.

Recipes

Garlicky Greens With Pine Nuts
Kickin' Collards
Zesty Mexican Soup