Though there is no actual low-fat version of Paula Deen's collar greens recipe, simple changes can be made to transform the recipe into a low-fat dish. The two components in the recipe that are high in fat are butter and smoked meat. Butter is easily swapped for a lower fat spread, and meat can be substituted with low-fat smoked meats.Continue Reading
Alternatives to butter that have less fat include light or diet margarine and whipped butter. Another option is to use a smaller amount of real butter instead of the full tablespoon that the original recipe calls for.
The Paula Deen recipe recommends smoked ham or turkey that contains a bone. Choosing smoked white turkey meat rather than dark meat is an easy swap that reduces the fat content.Learn more about Cooking