Veggie Type: Leafy Greens
Peak months: October-December
Uses: Collard greens have a strong, bitter flavor that works perfectly for a side dish. Wash the leaves thoroughly and then pull your hand up the stalk, removing the leaves from the toughest part. The leaf can be torn or chopped, and it’s all ready for cooking! The strong flavor of collard greens pairs well with sweet vinegars (think balsamic or fruity), nuts (especially pecans or hazelnuts), and garlic.