Tag Archive: collard greens


Spicy Black Bean Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 – 15 oz can black beans
  • 1 – 15 oz can yellow corn
  • 1 – 15 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 zucchini diced
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 cup collard greens or kale chopped
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp taco seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 green jalapeno minced
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp coconut oil

Directions

  • In a large stock pot heat coconut oil and saute onions until translucent
  • Add garlic and zucchini
  • Add vegetable broth, black beans, corn and diced tomatoes and bring to boil
  • Add red chili powder, ground cumin, taco seasoning, jalapeno, sea salt and black pepper
  • Reduce heat to simmer, add collard greens or kale, pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds and simmer for 15 minutes
  • Turn stove off and add chopped cilantro
  • Serve and Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch collard greens – remove stems and chop in one inch ribbon slices
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp tumeric
  • 1/4 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 can (15 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup red lentils
  • sea salt to taste

Directions

  • Heat coconut oil over medium heat in a large deep skillet.
  • Add onion and garlic and cook 5 minutes or until onion is translucent.
  • Stir in garam masala, tumeric, red chili powder and sea salt.   Cook 1 minute.
  • Add tomatoes and their juices with 1/2 cup water and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and stir in collards. Cover and simmer 10 minutes.
  • In a medium pot combine lentils and 2 cups water and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to a simmer and cook about 15 minutes or until lentils are tender
  • Stir lentils into skillet with collards and serve.

Ingredients

  • 1 pear
  • 2 cups blueberries
  • 1 banana
  • 1/4 inch ginger
  • 2 cups packed collard greens or turnip greens
  • water to desired consistency

Directions

  • Blend all ingredients in Blendtec or Vitamix blender and enjoy!

Courtesy of Victoria Boutenko, with adjustments by me!