Collard Green Rolls Recipe

Collard green rolls are a delicious and healthy dish made by blanching collard green leaves and filling them with a flavorful mixture of ingredients. The rolls are then rolled up tightly and can be served as a light appetizer or a main course. The collard greens provide a nutritious and low-calorie alternative to traditional wraps, while the filling can be customized to suit your taste preferences. These rolls are packed with vitamins and minerals and make for a refreshing and satisfying meal.

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1hr 30minstotal
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Ingredients for Collard Green Rolls Recipe

  • 2 Large Collard Green Leaves
  • 1/4 cup Cooked Chicken Or Tofu, Shredded
  • 0.13 cup Shredded Carrots
  • 0.13 cup Sliced Cucumber
  • 0.06 cup Peanut Sauce Or Soy Sauce
  • as required Optional: Fresh Herbs, Spices, Or Additional Vegetables For Filling

Directions: Collard Green Rolls Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Bring a large pot of water to a boil and blanch the collard green leaves for 1-2 minutes until they are bright green and tender.
  • STEP 2.Remove the leaves from the pot and immediately transfer them to a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking process.
  • STEP 3.Pat the leaves dry with a paper towel and trim off the tough stems.
  • STEP 4.In a separate bowl, prepare the filling by combining your choice of protein (such as cooked chicken or tofu), vegetables (such as shredded carrots and cucumber), and a flavorful sauce (such as peanut sauce or soy sauce).
  • STEP 5.Lay a collard green leaf flat on a clean surface and spoon a portion of the filling onto the center of the leaf.
  • STEP 6.Fold the sides of the leaf over the filling and roll it up tightly, tucking in the sides as you go.
  • STEP 7.Repeat with the remaining collard green leaves and filling.
  • STEP 8.Serve the collard green rolls as is, or slice them into bite-sized pieces for a party appetizer.
  • STEP 9.Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • STEP 10.To serve, you can enjoy the collard green rolls as a light lunch or dinner, or pair them with a dipping sauce of your choice.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose collard green leaves that are large and sturdy to make rolling easier.
  • Blanching the leaves helps to soften them and make them more pliable for rolling.
  • Feel free to get creative with the filling by adding herbs, spices, or your favorite ingredients.
  • If you prefer a warm filling, you can lightly sauté the vegetables and protein before assembling the rolls.

Storage and Serving

  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • To serve, you can enjoy the collard green rolls as a light lunch or dinner, or pair them with a dipping sauce of your choice.
Nutrition
value
584
calories per serving
26 g Fat45 g Protein42 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    26g
  • Protein
    45g
  • Carbs
    42g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    42g
  • Protein
    45g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    26g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    93mg
  • Iron
    8mg
  • Vitamin A
    295mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    11mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    43mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    12mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    109mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    468mg
  • Selenium
    32mcg
  • Zinc
    9mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp