How long are you supposed to soak collard greens?
How do you make collard greens tender?
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How do you clean and cook fresh collard greens?
Wash the leaves by swishing them vigorously in a bowl of cold water. Pull the leaves out of the water, re-fill the bowl with clean water and repeat until you no longer see any grit coming off. It usually takes about 3 cycles for farm-fresh greens.
Are collard greens supposed to be crunchy?
If you don’t wash them correctly, they can have sand hidden in them. There is nothing more awful than taking a bite of collards and chewing grits of sand. If you don’t cook them long enough, they are crunchy and tough. If you don’t season them properly, they are bitter and earthy.