Recipe courtesy of Andrea "Cuppy" White and Joseph Jones

Collard Greens

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 3 hr 25 min
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 10 to 12 servings
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4 to 6 pounds collard greens, picked over, thoroughly washed and chopped

1/2 medium onion, sliced 

1/2 red bell pepper, sliced 

1/4 cup white sugar 

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 

2 tablespoons vegetable or cooking oil 

2 tablespoons white vinegar 

1 tablespoon seasoned salt 

Pinch of crushed red pepper 


  1. Bring 1 gallon of water to a boil. Add the collard greens, onions, bell peppers, sugar, salt, oil, vinegar, seasoned salt and crushed red pepper and simmer, covered, until the greens are tender, 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Season to taste. Serve warm.