8 Collard Greens Recipes From Spicy to Smoky to Creamy and Beyond

Brazilian-Style Collard Greens

This recipe for jalapeño and red chile-spiked greens was modified by cookbook author Von Diaz from culinary historian Dr. Jessica B. Harris. For a fast and satisfying supper any time of day

Collard Greens Ramen

Richards is renowned for his explorations of Southern cuisine, and this tasty concoction of smoked ham hock, noodles, greens, vinegar, and togarashi is a welcome addition to the canon.

Fennel Salad with Crispy Plantains

Raw collard greens ribbons are rubbed with vinegar, sumac, mustard, molasses, pepper, salt, and oil by the ever-creative Ashleigh Shanti until they wilt, providing the ideal backdrop

Fonio Stuffed Collards

Collard greens are usually served ribboned, shredded, or relegated to side dish status, but chef and author Marcus Samuelsson uses the robust leaves to create wraps

Vegan Collard Greens

Many collard greens recipes call for smoked turkey neck, ham hock, or other animal protein, but Toriano Fredericks of Boricua Soul in Durham, North Carolina

Fruit Salad with Collard-Peanut Pesto

Taylor is a game-changer if you've never had pesto that isn't made with basil. Taylor blends blanched greens with toasted almonds, lemon zest and juice, honey, garlic, and soy sauce

Kimchi-Creamed Collard Greens

A combination of kimchi, cream, bacon, sorghum syrup, and sherry vinegar gives these long-simmered collards a wonderfully pungent and opulent taste.

Collard Greens with Black-Eyed Peas

Bobby Flay chooses to combine the finest aspects of both cultures in a fantastic dish that is smothered in smoky heat and includes chipotles filled with adobo.