Vary Amin’Anana Recipe – Madagascar

Greens with Rice

Vary Amin’Anana (Greens with Rice)


  • 2 T fair trade olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 t fresh ginger, minced
  • 3 c packed collard greens or kale
  • 1 c rice
  • 2 c water
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Heat oil in medium-sized pot. Add onion, tomato, garlic and ginger, and sauté until just tender. Add collard greens or kale, and stir 1 minute. Add rice, water, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Cover and cook on medium heat for 25 minutes or until water is absorbed.

Serves 4‒5