DELICIOUS SOUTHERN COLLARD GREENS | smoky, tender, and vegan

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27 Comments

  1. @MissJ74 on December 28, 2023 at 10:11 pm

    Looks delicious ❤ I’m gonna have to try this 👍🏽

  2. @shalenarich8423 on December 28, 2023 at 10:39 pm

    Let me just say I have used your cookbook religiously. I love so many of your recipes and I was a person who did not enjoy cooking.

  3. @tinatingles5419 on December 28, 2023 at 11:01 pm

    I grew up on collard greens…they’re one of my favorite vegetables. And this recipe looks delicious — I would have never thought of adding tomatoes but is looks so good!

  4. @vrman3 on December 28, 2023 at 11:04 pm

    love this recipe and its the only way i make my collards these days. I’m not vegan or vegetarian, but i like my vegetables to remain vegetarian or vegan while still delivering the flavor that i am use to.

  5. @bluetinsel7099 on December 29, 2023 at 1:16 am

    I’ve never thought about adding tomatoes to collards, but I get it and they look delicious. I know sometimes apple cider vinegar can be added in the process as well. The vitamin c from the tomatoes and ACV also helps with the absorption of iron in the body, a little citrus could be used as well. Also a little liquid smoke can be used. I really enjoyed seeing you remove the stalks/ stems( rib or spine), greens are more enjoyable with those removed.

    I know you eat your black eyed peas and greens every year. I remember one of your older videos about that. The photo of the greens and peas looked delicious. That cornbread also looked good. The new videos are wonderful. I love the bonus info that you give on what you are cooking those tidbits are always great.

  6. @ObscenelyMarvelous on December 29, 2023 at 1:43 am

    I like to use raw collards for wraps instead of flatbread. I layer two collard leaves so the filling is less likely to fall through ripped spots.

  7. @jwilli7434 on December 29, 2023 at 7:50 am

    Yes, this looks delicious. I do grow my own collards. I live in Southern California so I can grow all year round. But they can be susceptible to pests so although they are fairly easy to grow, there are some minor challenges. I’ve been using food grade diatomaceous earth, a non-chemical, organic substance, to great effect this year.

    • @diosa.hermosa.x on December 30, 2023 at 4:04 pm

      Beautiful! If you haven’t tried adding neem oil once every few weeks to the leaves and soil, I highly recommend! I mix the neem oil with water and spray in the evening, as spraying it in the sunlight can give the leaves sun burn post application. Happy growing!

    • @jwilli7434 on December 30, 2023 at 6:37 pm

      @@diosa.hermosa.x Yes, I do use neem oil as part of my garden arsenal. However, for certain pests that like my collards and some other plants, I find the diatomaceous earth to work a little better.

    • @SNAFUPhoenix on January 4, 2024 at 1:05 am

      As reported by Dr. Greger, nibbled plants are more healthy than intact ones. The reason is said to be that when they are attacked, the compounds that the plant sends out to combat the munchy moocher are the very ones that we have co-oped for our own human purposes. This further explains why sometimes we only find 1 plant in the garden that was nibbled, the other plants reaction preemptively and release their defenses before being attacked and thwart the bug.
      Co-evolution. We do this with a lot of plant compounds. This is why humans do not make vitamin C internally, we co-opt the foods we eat to make it for us. Most animals though do make VC internally and do not source it from foods. A anecdote that falls in line with these observations is that we and just a few other mammals can see red. Many birds can, but for mammals it is us primates, guinea pigs, fruit bats, and I think I am missing the other.

    • @jwilli7434 on January 4, 2024 at 1:17 am

      @@SNAFUPhoenix That’s very interesting! Thanks for sharing.

  8. @JauntyCrepe on December 29, 2023 at 11:51 am

    Yum this looks so good! I’ve never had collard greens before but I want to try them

  9. @PrettierAfter50 on December 29, 2023 at 1:09 pm

    Always love your recipes! Will be making this recipe new year or not! Happy New Year to you and family!

  10. @smithkaren1387 on December 29, 2023 at 8:13 pm

    Looks delicious! This is a great way to use smoked paprika! I wondered what ingredient would give the greens the smoky flavor❤

    • @SweetPotatoSoul on December 30, 2023 at 11:40 pm

      Smoked paprika is one of my fave spices ever 😋

  11. @daudreebaker4015 on December 29, 2023 at 10:52 pm

    The collard greens look beautiful and delicious have a blessed day and Happy New Year’s to you and your family and friends God-bless you all! ❤🎉

  12. @garryrkek on December 29, 2023 at 11:40 pm

    I bought your cookbook . The recipes & ingredients sound amazing can’t wait to try.

  13. @lesliehahn51 on December 30, 2023 at 5:39 am

    You SHOULD feel proud about having all those subscribers! Thank you for the awesome recipe! I am going to make it New Years Day! The whole thing looked so delish! Thanks you!

    • @SweetPotatoSoul on December 30, 2023 at 11:36 pm

      I am sooooo proud!!!! Thank you for your support 🥹

  14. @kateswelstad7281 on December 30, 2023 at 7:02 pm

    I’ve made your greens, black eyed peas and cornbread the past two years and will be doing so again this Monday. Such an incredible way to bring in the New Year!

    • @SweetPotatoSoul on December 30, 2023 at 11:32 pm

      Fantastic!! Happy new year!!

  15. @brendaedith on December 31, 2023 at 2:16 am

    Loving all of your new episodes! I have your book this is inspiring me to cook the black eyed peas recipe too

  16. @susanh1205 on December 31, 2023 at 1:12 pm

    This was great and very helpful! My collard greens never used to come out exactly right so I’m eager to try this method. Thank you and Happy New Year!

  17. @bethanylyles2182 on January 1, 2024 at 5:53 pm

    Absolutely love this recipe! Love your cookbook. Your cornbread dressing is truly amazing!❤🌱

  18. @bethanylyles2182 on January 1, 2024 at 5:55 pm

    I had to substitute sun dried tomatoes because I was out of fresh. Turned out great.❤️🌱

  19. @judithverabarra5607 on January 1, 2024 at 11:33 pm

    I just moved from Atlanta to Phoenix AZ 2 years ago and miss Georgia terribly! My daughter, who grew up there (I lived in GA 40 years — almost half my life!) is currently making all the fixings of collard greens, black-eyed peas, corn bread, and turnip greens, so we won’t lack any of that Southern luck! I loved this video, which I just saw for the first time, and look forward to following you for more Southern goodness!

  20. @TheRealHonestInquiry on January 6, 2024 at 9:23 am

    I grew up in an Italian family so I guess my version of this was Broccoli Raab – the classic recipe with garlic, olive oil and red pepper flakes. I’ll have to try this since I’ve grown to love the sulfur-compound flavor in all brassicas, as well as savory/umami flavors. The entire dish looks amazing, luckily I have your cookbook! Congrats on 700k+ subs and Happy New Year!

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