• Collard Greens, corn and Tortilla Strata

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    Collard Greens, corn and Tortilla Strata
    Prep: 20 min Cook: 25 min Servings: 6
    by Julia Ann Souders
    63 recipes
    A layered casserole of vegetables and flour tortillas. A vegetarian side dish to be enjoyed with or without a meat entree. It's an American Lasagna! A side dish with lots of antioxidants to boost immunity. Recipe adapted from "Fight Back with Food: Use Nutrition to Heal What Ails You," Readers Digest Association, Inc., 2002. 2007-2014 Netta Belle's Choice cookbookinabox "Reg. U.S. Pat. & Trdmk. Off." All Rights reserved


    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
    • 10 ounces of fresh collard greens, chopped, blanched and well-drained OR 10 ounces frozen chopped collard greens, thawed and squeezed dry.
    • 3 cups 1% milk
    • salt to taste
    • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
    • 3 tablespoons flour
    • 1 1/2 cups fresh corn or frozen corn, thawed
    • 1/4 cup roasted red bell pepper, diced
    • 2 tortillas (8-inch diameter) halved
    • 3/4 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded


    1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
    2. Grease a 2 1/2 quart or 9 x 13 casserole dish.
    3. In a large sauce pan, heat the olive oil, add the garlic, cook until soft.
    4. Add the collard greens, cook until tender, about 5 minutes.
    5. Combine milk, salt, pepper sauce into the flour, stir until smooth.
    6. Add the milk mixture to the collard greens.
    7. Stir until the sauce is creamy and slightly thickened, about 5 minutes.
    8. Add corn and roasted red bell peppers, heat about 3 minutes.
    9. Remove from heat, stir in 1/2 cup of shredded cheddar cheese until melted.
    10. Arrange layer of tortillas on bottom of casserole.
    11. Cover with half of collard/corn mixture.
    12. Add another layer of tortillas, cover with remainer of vegetables.
    13. Sprinkle top of casserole with remaining shredded cheese.
    14. Bake 25 minutes of until casserole is hot and bubbling.

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    • ShaleeDP
      Ah this is different.... sounds good.

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