• Mediterranean Dressing
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 medium clove garlic, pressed or chopped
  • 1 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons sunflower seeds


  1. Fill bottom of steamer with 2 inches of water
  2. While steam is building up, cut off thick stem ends and slice Collard Greens leaves into 1/8- inch slices
  3. Let the stems sit for 5-10 minutes before steaming
  4. Chop or press garlic and slice onions and let sit for at least 5 minutes
  5. When water has come to a full boil add onions tothe bottom of the steamer basket and place Collard Greens on top.
  6. Cover with a tight fitting lid and steam for 5 minutes for al dente Collard Greens
  7. Transfer to a bowl and toss Collard Greens with the remaining ingredients while they are still hot 


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