You are here: Home » Recipes » Collard Green Risotto Collard Green Risotto Recipe by Relish Contributor Yield 4 to 6 servings A Southern-style, down-home risotto starring collard greens that’s perfect served with grilled vegetables. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil or butter1 medium onion, chopped1 medium carrot, peeled and chopped2 garlic cloves, minced2 cups short-grain white rice3 sprigs fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme1/2 cup dry white wine1/2 cup premade tomato sauce or marinara4 cups vegetable broth3 cups chopped collard greens1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste8 scallions, chopped Instructions Heat oil or butter in a nonreactive large saucepan over medium heat. Add onions, carrots and garlic and saute 1 minute. Add rice and thyme. Stir well. Add wine, tomato sauce and 1 cup broth. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low. Simmer while stirring frequently until liquid is absorbed into rice. Add another cup of broth along with greens and continue to simmer until liquid is absorbed. Add remaining broth to rice and continue to cook, stirring often, until rice is creamy and tender. Add cheese and season with salt and pepper. Add chopped scallions. Serve immediately.