Soul Food

Southern Creamed Collard Greens

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Serves: 8 - 12

Prep Time: 10 - 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Explore the heartwarming comfort of Southern cuisine with our Southern Creamed Collard Greens recipe, a soulful dish that pays homage to one of the most popular culinary dishes of the American South. Tender collard greens are simmered to perfection in a velvety, cream-based sauce infused with aromatic spices, resulting in a dish that is both hearty and satisfying.  With each spoonful, you’ll experience the perfect balance of earthy greens and creamy richness, guaranteed to evoke memories of home-cooked meals and gatherings with loved ones.


4 bundles of collard greens, remove the tough stems and ribs

1/4 cup of butter

3 cloves garlic, minced

3 large shallots, minced

1 cup Greek yogurt

1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg

Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper

1/2 cup grated Parmesan

1/2 cup Italian cheese blend


01Wash and clean Collards thoroughly. Chop the greens finely and set aside.
02Melt the butter in a large skillet.
03Add the garlic and shallots and cook over medium heat until softened, add chopped collard greens and toss for 4-5 minutes.
04Add the Greek yogurt and bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally. Cook until reduced by half for about 25 minutes. Watch carefully as the cream can quickly boil over.
05Season generously with nutmeg, salt and pepper. Add to a serving dish and sprinkle blend in Parmesan cheese.
06Cover top of collard greens with Italian cheese blend.
07Place in oven and bake at 350 F for 30 minutes.

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Heat a tablespoon of butter and a tablespoon of olive oil in a large pan. Wait until the pan is hot and the butter has fully melted.