Recipe:

  • 3 medium yellow onions
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 10 guajillo peppers, 5 toasted & ground 5 sliced thin
  • 1 QT San Marzano tomatoes
  • 3 T tomato paste
  • 2 lbs collard greens, washed, ribbed & chopped
  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 1 cup butter
  • salt & pepper & tabasco to your liking

***These collards have all the flavor while still being vegetarian-friendly, but if you want to add bacon, I don’t blame you!

Directions:

  1. melt your butter over medium heat
  2. add sliced onions, sweat until soft & clear
  3. stir in garlic, guajillo powder & chopped guajillo peppers
  4. add tomato paste, sweat some more
  5. add apple cider & vinegar, simmer
  6. stir in chopped greens & San Marzano tomatoes
  7. add tabasco, salt & pepper, according to taste
  8. if it gets too spicy, add a little honey to mellow out