Collard Greens: Better Than Kale? (+6 Superfood Recipes!)

Kale gets a lot of cred as a superfood, but that humble bunch of collard greens is actually a nutritional powerhouse, too!

We are all about affordable superfoods, and we wanted to share one of our favorites with you today: collard greens. This Southern staple food actually has a very similar nutritional profile to kale, and they even beat kale out in a few areas.

Like kale, collards are a great plant-based source of vital nutrients for bone health. Check out the chart below comparing kale and collard greens, nutrient-for-nutrient:

sources: Kale; Collards

Impressive, right? If you’re new to collards, you may not know what to do with that bunch of enormous leaves, so we have a roundup of some of our favorite collards recipes for you!

6 Collard Greens Recipes

1. Stuffed Collard Greens with Jamaican Jerk Tempeh

2. Braised Collard Greens

3. Raw Collard Greens Salad

4. Quick and Easy Pan-Fried Collards

5. Butternut Squash Soup with Pan Fried Collards

6. Super Collard Green Rolls

109 comments

William C
William C8 months ago

Thanks.

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MJ J.
Past Member 2 years ago

interesting. ty much

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Magdalena J.
Past Member 2 years ago

Thank you!

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Magdalena J.
Past Member 2 years ago

Thank you!

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Janice Thompson
Janice Thompson3 years ago

What about taste. Collards are strong tasting.

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june t.
june t3 years ago

collard greens are hard to find here, I wouldn't know what to do with it.

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Elena T.
Elena P3 years ago

Thank you :)

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Oleg Kobetz
Oleg K3 years ago

Thank you

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Julia Cabrera-Woscek

I love baby kale myself. The flavor is minty!

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Elena T.
Elena P3 years ago

Thank you :)

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