Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea
Common Name: Collard Greens, greens and collards
Description: Collard Greens are a mild flavored addition to salads that balance the multitude flavors in common microgreen mixes. These tender greens have a delicate taste that are enjoyable to eat all by themselves. Overall, Collard Greens are used in salads, soup, sautés and stews.
- Collard Greens belong to the same family as broccoli and cabbage.
- They are frost tolerant.
- Collard Greens are a common cuisine found on dinner plates in North America, Brazil, Portugal, Egypt and parts of Europe.
The following table includes the nutritional values for 1 cup (36 grams) of cooked Collard Greens provided by the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 22 (2009):
|Vitamin C||34.58 mg|
|Vitamin E||1.67 mg|