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High in nutrients and fiber but low in calories, collard greens take a lead role in this easy grain side dish. Mixed with semi-pearled farro or quick-cooking barley, flavored with olive oil and topped with citrus strips, this side dish can easily be served with any meat or fish.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

15 mins
40 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a large saucepan, bring broth to boiling. Stir in farro or barley. Gradually add collard greens. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 20 minutes or until farro is tender. (Cook barley for 12 minutes or until tender.) Remove from heat. Let stand, covered, for 5 minutes.

  • Stir in oil, pepper and salt. Top with citrus peel strips.

Nutrition Facts

132 calories; protein 6g 12% DV; carbohydrates 22.5g 7% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 4.2g 17% DV; sugars 2.5g; fat 3.1g 5% DV; saturated fat 0.4g 2% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 2003.6IU 40% DV; vitamin c 10.7mg 18% DV; folate 62.9mcg 16% DV; calcium 51.9mg 5% DV; iron 1.4mg 8% DV; magnesium 42.3mg 15% DV; potassium 164.5mg 5% DV; sodium 246.9mg 10% DV.


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