These easy sauteed bitter greens are a delicious addition to any healthy meal! This is a terrific recipe for any night. Keto, paleo, vegan, Whole30, gluten-free, dairy-free.
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Easy Sauteed Bitter Greens

These easy sauteed bitter greens are a delicious addition to any healthy meal! This is a terrific recipe for any night. Keto, paleo, vegan, Whole30, gluten-free, dairy-free.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bitter greens, vegan
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch kale thick stems removed
  • 1 bunch Collard greens thick stems removed
  • 1 bunch turnip greens
  • 1 bunch mustard greens
  • 1/2 cup water for steaming
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or coconut oil for sauteing
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice optional, to remove some of the bitter flavor

Instructions

  • Chop and de-stem kale, collard greens, turnip greens and mustard greens. Add to a large pan with water, and steam over medium heat until they begin to soften, approximately 4-5 minutes.
  • Drain water and add in olive oil to steamed greens. Add garlic, salt and pepper to taste, and a little lemon juice if you want to remove some of the bitter taste. Saute over medium-low heat until garlic is fragrant, approximately 5 more minutes.

Notes

Nutrition Facts (per serving, recipe makes four servings): 118 calories, 9 g fat, 8 g total carbs, 1 g fiber (7 g net carbs), 3 g protein