Collard greens

There are almost 1000 different plants that have edible leaves or greens; such as: Spinach, collard greens, kale, arugula, Swiss chard, dandelion, and mustard collards are the oldest known green leafy vegetable, dating back to the ancient Greeks

How to Select

Check to be sure the leaves look crisp and fresh. Avoid leaves that look wilted or have brown spots or rust.

How to Store

Store in a plastic bag that has holes in it. A wet paper towel in the bag will keep the leaves fresh. Store in your crisper for up to 7 days

How to Prepare

Try steaming or moist stir-frying collard greens. Contrary to popular belief, collard greens can be eaten raw and used in place of lettuce or spinach in salads and on sandwiches.