Gomen (Collard Greens)

Gomen (Collard Greens)

Gomen (Collard Greens)


2 collard greens chopped
2 yellow onions minced
1/4 cup oil
2 tomatoes minced
1/2 garlic minced
2 jalapeños sliced (optional)
2 cup of water
1 teaspoon Tikur Azmud
1 teaspoon Korerima
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


  1. On high heat, sauté onions with the minced tomatoes and 1/4 cup of oil for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon of garlic and cook for 3 minutes, cover and reduce the heat to moderate.
  3. Add the chopped collard greens, 2 cups of hot water and cook for 15 minutes or until the collard greens are tender with the lid covered. Add water as needed to keep moisture.
  4. 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


  • Hi Roger! You’ll want to grind them up before adding them! Either with a mortar & pestle or an empty pepper grinder:)

  • In step 4 is the Korerima added whole? They’re pretty big seeds!

    Roger M

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