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Collard Greens and Sweet Potatoes

Serves: Makes 6 - 1 cup servings  |  Prep Time: 20 minutes  |  Cook Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 large chopped onion
  • 2 pounds chopped fresh or frozen collard greens
  • 2 cubed sweet potatoes
  • 1 15 ounce can beans
  • 1 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder

Preparation

  1. Wash and peel onion, sweet potatoes and collard greens.
  2. Chop onion and collard greens.
  3. Cube sweet potatoes.
  4. Place all vegetables in a large pot.
  5. Open the cans of beans and tomatoes.
  6. Drain off the bean liquid into your sink.
  7. Add the beans to the vegetables.
  8. Add tomatoes with liquid, garlic and chili powder.
  9. Bring the ingredients to a boil.
  10. Simmer until the onions become clear and a fork will slip easily into the sweet potato pieces, about 15 minutes.
  11. Serve with rice, pasta, or whole grain pita.

Nutrition Information

1.5 gram total fat, 520 milligrams sodium, 15 grams fiber, 12 grams sugar

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