Sauteed Collard Greens with Beans and Onions

This is a great, complete meal as it has 2 vegetables and a protein – plus it’s delicious, quick and easy which is important for a woman who is very pregnant!

Servings: 1-2


  • bunch of collard greens, washed, dried and ripped up (remove the big stems)
  • about 1/2 cup diced onions
  • 1 T minced garlic
  • 2-3 T olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • liquid smoke to taste
  • 1/2 can black beans (or you can use black eyed peas)


  1. Pour olive oil in pan and bring to medium heat
  2. Add onions and cook until soft
  3. Add minced garlic and let it cook until its aroma fills your kitchen
  4. Add collard greens, salt and a little pepper – sautee until bright green
  5. Add just a little bit of water (about 1/4 cup) to the pan and let the collard greens soften to your liking
  6. Add the black beans and cook for an additional 3 minutes until the black beans are warmed through
  7. Add salt, pepper, and liquid smoke to taste (about 10 drops of liquid smoke should do it; more or less depending on your preferences)
  8. Enjoy!