Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Garlic Greens


A way to serve fresh collards that's tasty and quick, taken from's southernfoods recipe page and adapted slightly for the BTD.

  • 1-1/2 to 2 pounds collard greens or turnip greens, boiled or steamed until tender
  • 3 to 4 Tablespoons light olive oil or ghee
  • 2 to 3 Tablespoons minced garlic (about 4 large cloves)
  • salt and black pepper, to taste (optional)
  • hot pepper sauce (optional)
How to make it:
  1. Drain greens well.
  2. In a large skillet or Dutch oven over medium heat, cook garlic in the oil until it just begins to brown.
  3. Add the drained greens.
  4. Season to taste with salt and pepper if desired.
  5. Add a few dashes of your favorite hot sauce.