Sylvia Wood’s Southern Stir-Fry Veggies

By ADW|2017-09-21T11:32:11-04:00Updated: September 21st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Vegetables|0 Comments


  • 1 (1 pound) package collard greens
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 pound cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1 large carrot, shredded
  • 1/2 cup no calorie sweetener, granulated
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper


  1. Remove and discard stems from greens. Tear leaves into 1 to 2 inch pieces.
  2. Bring water to a boil in a large Dutch oven; add greens and return to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes; drain and set aside.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large Dutch oven or wok at medium-high for 2 minutes. Add cabbage and carrot; stir-fry 2 minutes. Add collard greens, SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener, salt and pepper; stir-fry 2 additional minutes. Cover reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes or until greens are tender.

Food Exchanges: 1 Vegetable, 1 1/2 Fats

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 8 Servings
Calories: 90
Calories from Fat: 60
Total Fat: 7g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 310mg
Total Carbs: 7g
Dietary Fiber: 3g
Sugars: 2g
Protein: 2g

Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics.

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