Karen Rose Tank, MS-Integrative Nutrition, Health & Diabetes Coach

Boiled Greens

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cooking Time

5 minutes


6 people


1 bunch collards, chopped 
1 bunch kale, chopped
1 lemon, juiced
Pinch of sea salt


  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. 
  2. Add greens to boiling water and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Strain greens, save water and toss with the juice of the lemon and sea salt.


  • Try using a lime instead of lemon or a dash of tamari instead of salt. 
  • For a bit of a roasted flavor, drizzle with toasted sesame oil.
  • Save cooking water for vegetable stock