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Collard Greens are the best for making the southern version of spinach dip. By BiscuitsandBurlap.com

Collard Greens Dip Appetizer is Perfect New Year's Appetizer

Collard Greens Dip is a delicious appetizer that is southern to the core. Adding some spicy tomatoes gives just the right amount of kick.
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 10


  • 1 pkg 15 oz. frozen, chopped collard greens
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp shallot, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonaisse
  • 8 oz. Monterey Jack cheese, grated
  • 1 tsp flour
  • 1/2 can Rotel tomatoes, drained
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp pepper sauce or other hot sauce optional


  • Cook collard greens in salted water for about 15 minutes. Drain and press between paper towels to dry, removing any stems.
  • Saute' shallot and garlic in olive oil over medium heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Stir remaining ingredients together, adding the shallots and garlic and reserving about 1/4 of the Monterey Jack cheese.
  • Place in 8" iron skillet or small ovenproof baking dish and top with remaining cheese. Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes.
  • If desired, top brown under broiler, watching carefully.
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