Creamy Jalapeño Beef Collard Wraps

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup diced jalapeño
  • 1/4 cup canned full fat coconut milk
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 8 large leaves collard greens steamed till fork tender
  • 2 tablespoons diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro


  • In a large skillet heat the oil over medium heat, add the beef, garlic and salt and pepper. Cook for 10 to 20 minutes, until meat is cooked through. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the next 6 ingredients (jalapeño through lime juice) with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste, until smooth. Pour sauce over remaining meat in the skillet and stir.
  • Using a slotted spoon, spoon meat mixture into collard leaves. Top wraps with onion and cilantro and serve.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Cauli-rice (Process cauliflower in a blender or food processor until it resembles grains of rice; steam “rice” till tender; drain; salt and pepper to taste and fluff with a fork.)
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