Looking for something fun and different to do with your greens? Try this quick and easy twist on a standard wrap or burrito. Collard greens are an excellent source of vitamin C, beta-carotene, and manganese, and a good source of vitamin E and zinc. They also contain good amounts of (you guessed it) folate!
- Wash collard green leaves and cut out the portion with the thickest stem.
- Quickly steam until the leaves soften and turn bright green. This should take no more than one minute.
- Add your favorite filling (see below) and wrap like a burrito. Fold over once, then fold in the two sides, then roll the wrap until it forms a nice cylinder shape.
Fillings – The possibilities are endless! Some of our favorites are listed below:
- Cooked black beans, spanish rice, raw red pepper, and monterey jack cheese
- Black quinoa, sauteed onions, and raw purple cabbage
- Lean turkey sausage and sauteed mushrooms
- Curried potatoes, green peas, and golden raisins
- Tinga de pollo (shredded chicken in red salsa, pictured above!) This link from whatscookingmexico.com also has some great pictures of the assembly process!
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