collard greens, collards
Category: Ingredient, dish
Definition: 1. A spinach-like variety of kale whose dark-green, curly leaves are popular in Southern cooking. 2. A serving of collards, often cooked with bacon or a smoked ham hock
Collards have been around for a long time and are the precursors of modern day cruciferous veggies like broccoli and cabbage. The pharaohs ate collard greens. Caldo Verde, made with collard greens, is the national soup of Portugal.
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