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Wilted Collards

Rated as 4.83 out of 5 Stars

"This is a very good recipe for people who do not like collard greens. Collards may be cooked ahead and re-heated. Serve with hot pepper vinegar if desired."
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35 m servings 114
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Place bacon in a large, deep pot; cook and stir over medium-high heat until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Cook and stir collard greens, onion, garlic, and sugar into the cooked bacon. Cover pot and let mixture steam until collard greens are wilted, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove cover, raise heat to high, and cook until liquid is evaporated, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 114 calories; 5.6 10.2 7.2 14 305 Full nutrition

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My family is a big greens fan. I used spicy breakfast sausage instead of bacon for a change. I had a needed a starch so I added a can of beans to it. Yumo! Thank You Kim!

I always thought collard greens had to be cooked until there was no life left in them. Then I had them at Ethiopian restaurants and knew that wasn’t the case. This recipe is great, easy, and del...

I used this recipe because it was the first time ever cooking collards in my house. My hubby who is usually picky with greens immediately went "MMMMM" with the first bite. I used a good pepper b...

Delicious, I added a lot more garlic, but we're just garlic fantics in my house :)