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Southern Vegetable Stew

The Southern staple of collard greens gives this stew a mellow, smoky flavor and highlights this underutilized bit of produce in its peak season.
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Southern Vegetable Stew

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Nutritional Information

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Directions

  1. In a stock pot over medium heat, heat olive oil.
  2. Add celery, carrots, onions, and garlic and saute for 10 minutes.
  3. Add crushed tomatoes and Italian seasoning then cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Add vegetable broth, cannelini beans, collard greens, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce and simmer slightly covered, for 45 minutes.

Freezing Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal to be frozen.

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  1. In a stock pot over medium heat, heat olive oil.
  2. Add celery, carrots, onions, and garlic and saute for 10 minutes.
  3. Add crushed tomatoes and Italian seasoning then cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Add vegetable broth, cannelini beans, collard greens, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce and simmer slightly covered, for 45 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  6. Divide between indicated number of gallon freezer bags, label and freeze.

Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal after it’s been frozen.

  1. Reheat on stovetop over medium heat for 8-10 minutes, until warmed through.

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