Sylvia Wood's Southern Stir-Fry Veggies

Makes 8 servings.


1 (1 pound) package collard greens
½ cup water
¼ cup olive oil
1 pound cabbage, thinly sliced
1 large carrot, shredded
½ 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.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

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

Exchanges per Serving: 1 Vegetable, 1½ Fats

Additional comments:

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