Collard Salad W/ Plantain & Sumac

Course: Lunch, DinnerDifficulty: Beginner
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Collard Salad with Fried Plantain and Sumac is a delicious and healthy dish that’s perfect for any time of year. The combination of fresh collard greens, crispy fried plantains, and tangy sumac dressing makes for a unique and flavorful salad that’s sure to impress your guests. This dish is easy to prepare and can be customized to suit your taste preferences by using different types of greens or adjusting the seasoning in the dressing. Whether you’re looking for a light lunch or a side dish to serve at your next dinner party, Collard Salad with Fried Plantain and Sumac is a great choice that everyone will love!


  • 1 bunch collard greens, stems removed and leaves thinly sliced

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice

  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

  • 1 tablespoon sumac

  • 1 large ripe plantain, peeled and sliced into 1/4-inch rounds


  • In a large bowl, toss the collard greens with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and a pinch of salt. Massage the leaves with your hands for 1-2 minutes until they become tender and slightly wilted.
  • In a large skillet, heat the remaining tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the sliced plantains in a single layer and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, until golden brown and crispy. Remove from the skillet and drain on paper towels.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, sumac, and a pinch of salt.
  • To assemble the salad, top the collard greens with the fried plantains, chopped cilantro, crumbled feta cheese, and the sumac dressing. Toss to combine and serve.


  • Nutritional information may vary depending on the specific ingredients and amounts used in the recipe.
  • If you prefer a spicier dish, you can add more black pepper or a pinch of red pepper flakes to the sauce.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 10g 16%
    • Saturated Fat 3g 15%
  • Cholesterol 8mg 3%
  • Sodium 219mg 10%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Carbohydrate 24g 8%
    • Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
    • Sugars 10g
  • Protein 5g 10%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

    Enjoy your delicious and healthy Collard Salad With Fried Plantain And Sumac!

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