Yield: 4 servings (about 6 cups)
Kenyan Braised Collard Greens and Ground Beef
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Kenyan braised collard greens and ground beef, also known as Sukuma Wiki, is quick and SUPER easy to make – perfect for when you're craving something a little more exotic with pretty common ingredients.
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 1/2 white onion (coarsely chopped)
- 2 cloves garlic (chopped)
- 1 jalapeno (seeded and chopped)
- 1 lb 90% lean ground beef
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp ground ginger
- 1/2 tsp turmeric
- 1 tsp kosher salt
- 1 tsp ground cumin
- 1 tsp ground coriander
- 1 bunch (8 leaves collard greens, stems removed sliced into 1-inch srips)
- 15 grape tomatoes (quartered)
- 1 tsp lemon juice
Warm the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
Add the onion and saute until soft, about 4 minutes.
Add the garlic and jalapeño and saute until fragrant, about 1 minute.
Add the ground beef and seasonings and cook browned, about 6 to 8 minutes.
Add the collard greens and tomatoes and saute until wilted, about 4 minutes.
Stir everything gently as it cooks, careful not to mush the tomatoes.
Add the lemon juice, season with salt and pepper to taste and serve.
Serving: 11/2 cups, Calories: 263kcal, Carbohydrates: 11g, Protein: 27g, Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 70mg, Sodium: 377mg, Fiber: 6g, Sugar: 1g
Blue Smart Points: 5
Green Smart Points: 5
Purple Smart Points: 5
Points +: 6