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Smothered Collard Greens and Cabbage

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"This is a wonderful variation of fried (smothered) cabbage."
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45 m servings 179
Original recipe yields 8 servings (6 cups)


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  1. Fry the bacon with the onion in a large skillet over medium heat until the bacon is crisp, about 10 minutes. Stir in the chopped collard greens, sprinkle with salt, black pepper, and 1/2 teaspoon of the greens seasoning; cook and stir for 5 minutes.
  2. Add in the darker chopped cabbage leaves, and cook and stir until almost tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in the remaining cabbage; season with salt, black pepper, sugar, and the remaining greens seasoning. Stir well; cover and cook until tender, stirring occasionally so that the greens do not scorch, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 179 calories; 13 11 5.8 19 320 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Easy to make. My family liked it. Was not able to find the greens seasoning. Turn out just as well. Will make again.

Most helpful critical review

This is an easy recipe to try. I found it to be ok. I pretty much followed the recipe except for the amounts of greens and cabbage I just used what I had of each. I think next time I will leav...

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Easy to make. My family liked it. Was not able to find the greens seasoning. Turn out just as well. Will make again.

I've been smothering cabbage and kale with bacon and onion for years so was so glad to see that it's a favorite with others. It's great to keep in the fridge so whenever I want a "snack" to tid...

OK, so I had never made collard greens or even ate them much...I always heard they were hard to get right. Well, this recipe with the cabbage and the bacon is so easy and simply and oh sooooo s...

Took a bit longer for my greens to tenderize, but it didn't matter..the end result was absolutely awesome. I've been looking for this recipe for a while; my grandmother made greens just like th...

It was a very good. I made it for christmas and it was a hit with the family.

A-MA-ZING! Sooo easy and nutritious = high in Vit C and A. My neighbor is an ole' southern boy and he raves about smothered cabbage. It's the only thing he can make. He's in the produce indu...

I have ben looking for this recipe forever! It is delicious! Thanks for sharing!!!

I made this dish with my Easter dinner, without the greens(didn't have any) but it still was very good.I did add extra greens seasoning. My daughter who doesn't like cabbage went back for second...

Wow amazing greens! My kids even loved them and I can't get them to eat greens much.This is one of our favorite dish for this fall season.