Kenyan braised collard greens and ground beef, also known as Sukuma Wiki, is quick and super easy to make.
Yield: 4 servings (about 6 cups)
4.75 from 8 votes

Kenyan Braised Collard Greens and Ground Beef

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
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.

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

Instructions

  • 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.

Nutrition

Serving: 11/2 cups, Calories: 263kcal, Carbohydrates: 11g, Protein: 27g, Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 70mg, Sodium: 377mg, Fiber: 6g, Sugar: 1g
Freestyle Points: 5
Points +: 6