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Collard Greens with Garlic and Lemon

Steamed or braised collard greens with garlic and a sprinkle of fresh lemon are naturally gluten-free. A relative of the cabbage and broccoli family, they are low carb and rich in fiber and many valuable nutrients, such as vitamins A, C and K, plus several of the B vitamins. They also have a variety of minerals, such as potassium, phosphorus and calcium, to name a few.

These collards can be served as a side for pork loin chops or chicken pieces for a paleo dinner, with a baked sweet potato as another side. I like to accompany them sometimes with Cajun rice or blackeyed peas to complement their texture and flavor for a vegetarian dinner. In the photo above they are shown with Shredded Barbecue Chicken.

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Posted by Pat - July 28, 2014 at 5:29 pm

Categories: American, Casein-free, Dairy-free, Egg-free, Frugal, GI - Low Glycemic, Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free, Low-Carb, Meatless, Nut-free, Refined Sugar-free, Soy-free, Top 8 Allergen-Free, Vegetable Dish, Vegetarian, Wheat-free, Whole Foods   Tags: , , , , , ,