Collard Greens

Staff Picks

Southern-Style Collard Greens

Rating: 5 stars 10
There are many delicious ways to cook collard greens, but this is best-known way to do it in the South.

Slow-Cooker Collard Greens with Ham Hocks Recipe

Rating: 5 stars 2
This classic Southern side gets a slow-cooker makeover with this recipe that you'll use countless times this holiday season.

Instant Pot Collard Greens

Rating: 5 stars 3
There's no comfort food quite like homemade greens.

Collard Greens Gratin Recipe

Move over, creamed spinach—there's a new steak house side in town.

Collard Greens with Garlic and Sippets

If collard greens typically grace your Thanksgiving table in the form of a boiled, pulpy glob of greens, this recipe will be a breath of fresh air.

Vegetarian Slow-Cooker Collard Greens Recipe

Rating: 5 stars 1
Sit back and let your slow cooker do all the work in making this classic Southern side.

Sautéed Mustard Greens with Garlic and Lemon

This dish is a fast take on the usual long-simmered greens. Swap out other hearty greens like kale, collards, or turnip greens for the mustard greens if you prefer.

Sausage-and-Collard Greens Stew Recipe

For an added touch of heat, substitute spicy sausage for the mild links in this hearty Southern-meets-Italian stew. Serve with bread.

Creamy Chicken and Rice Soup

Rating: 5 stars 1
A little heavy cream adds body and richness to classic chicken and rice soup, and collard greens make it heartier and more nutritious.

Collard Dip Recipe

In the South, we like to find creative ways to include our favorite regional ingredients in all our cooking endeavors.

Sweet Potato-and-Collard Green Gratin Recipe

Rating: 5 stars 1
This recipe mixes two Southern favorites: sweet potatoes and collard greens.

Grits and Greens with Brown Butter Hot Sauce

Rating: 5 stars 1
You can substitute your favorite hearty winter greens, but don't skip the hot and tangy sauce—it makes the dish.

Inspiration and Ideas

Delicious Recipes For Your Most Memorable Thanksgiving Ever
Try your hand at our new Southern sideboard.
Sautéed Collard Greens
Think greens need to be boiled into a mush before serving? Think again.

Jessica B. Harris' Mixed Greens

These leafy vegetables are as much a staple around the world as they are in the South.