Collard greens--an excellent source of vitamins A, C, and K--give this classic Cajun favorite a delicious nutrition boost.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a 4-quart Dutch oven, cook celery in hot oil over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in garlic, Creole or Cajun seasoning, and crushed red pepper. Add collard greens, stir-fry vegetables, ham, and the water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat.

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  • Cover and simmer for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in undrained tomatoes, rice, shrimp, and okra. Cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes to heat through and blend flavors, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

191 calories; protein 16.6g 33% DV; carbohydrates 22.9g 7% DV; dietary fiber 3.3g 13% DV; sugars 4g; fat 4.2g 7% DV; saturated fat 0.7g 3% DV; cholesterol 84.2mg 28% DV; vitamin a iu 1937.4IU 39% DV; vitamin c 15.7mg 26% DV; folate 73.8mcg 19% DV; calcium 92.8mg 9% DV; iron 1.9mg 10% DV; magnesium 24.8mg 9% DV; potassium 368.8mg 10% DV; sodium 568.7mg 23% DV.