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Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  74
  • Protein  3 g
  • Carbohydrates  3 g
  • Fat  4 g
  • Cholesterol  4 mg
  • Sodium  99 mg
  • Potassium  147 mg
  • Phosphorus  16 mg
  • Calcium  87 mg
  • Fiber  2.3 g

Southern-Style Collard Greens

A traditional Southern dish, leafy collard greens pack a nutritional punch. DaVita renal dietitian Lisa from Alabama offers a spicy take on collard greens, the kidney-friendly recipe for Southern-Style Collard Greens, that will have even Northerners asking for seconds!

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Lisa from Alabama.

Portions: 8     Serving size: 1/2 cup

Ingredients

  • 1 turkey wing
  • 1/2 cup onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 pound collard greens
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 

Preparation

  1. In a large pot, bring 2 quarts of water to a boil. Add turkey wing. Reduce heat and cook for about 1 hour.  Set aside.
  2. Chop onion, garlic and collard greens.
  3. In another large pot, heat oil and butter on medium heat.
  4. Add onion and saute for 2 minutes or until tender.
  5. Add garlic and red pepper flakes, and cook 1 minute.
  6. Add collard greens and cook 1 minute.
  7. Add enough turkey stock to cover greens (about 4 cups) and salt and bring to a simmer.
  8. Cook until greens are tender, about 40 to 50 minutes. 

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1 fat 

Carbohydrate choices

0

Helpful hints

  • Most greens get a bad rap for being high in potassium when actually it is the portion consumed that makes the difference. Many people eat more than 1/2 cup. Stay within the suggested portion to keep potassium down.
  • To include turkey meat as an entrée, cook several turkey wings or legs. Remove and discard skin from the cooked turkey and add the meat to the collard greens if desired. Nutrient analysis includes turkey stock but does not include meat from the turkey wing.
 

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Southern-Style Collard Greens

metrogirl_ says:

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I made this yesterday for my boyfriend. It was easy to make, very quick and so very delicious. He loved it as did the rest of the family.

Jun. 12, 2011, 7:20 PM - Inappropriate review?

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