Is Kale the same as collard greens?
In this regard, can you substitute kale for collard greens?
Kale is one possible substitute for collard greens. Kale also tends to be a little less bitter than collard greens and cook faster.
Also, is there another name for collard greens? Collard, (Brassica oleracea, variety acephala), original name colewort, also called collard greens, form of cabbage, of the mustard family (Brassicaceae).
Keeping this in view, what is healthier kale or collard greens?
Collard greens has 18 percent more calcium per serving of kale and double the amount of protein and iron. And mustard greens holds its own by having the least amount of calories and slightly more protein and calcium than kale. Bottom line: Yes, kale is very nutritious.
Does kale taste like collards?
One of the reasons I'm not a big fan of kale is because it tastes like—well, it tastes like a vegetable. Just like with kale, you can make salads, stews, smoothies, and even chips out of collard greens. The wide, flat leaves of collards also make them the perfect leafy green for wrapping and stuffing.