Gomen (Collard Greens)
INGREDIENTS2 lbs collard greens chopped
2 yellow onions, minced
1/4 cup oil
2 roma or beefsteak tomatoes, diced
1/2 cup garlic minced
2 jalapeños sliced (optional)
2 cup of water
1 teaspoon Tikur Azmud, ground
1 teaspoon Korerima, ground
Sea Salt to taste
Wash collard greens thoroughly. Discard the stem and chop the collard greens. Flush with hot water and strain.
Mince onions, tomato, and garlic
- On high heat, sauté onions with the tomatoes and oil for about 5 minutes, until the onions are translucent and the tomatoes begin to break down.
- Add the garlic and cook for 3 minutes, cover and reduce the heat to moderate.
- Add the chopped collard greens, 2 cups of hot water and cook, covered, for 15 minutes or until the collard greens are tender. Add water as needed to prevent burning.
- Add sliced jalapeño, Tikur Azmud, and Korerima, then salt to taste.
Remove from heat and serve hot.
Serves: 4-6 | Prep Time: 5-7 minutes | Cooking Time: 25 minutes