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Easy Collard Greens

Rated as 4.57 out of 5 Stars

"Easy southern collards the whole family will enjoy. Seasoning measurements are approximated; adjust to preferred taste."
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2 h 5 m servings 94
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Combine collard greens, bacon, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, sugar, and cayenne pepper in a stock pot. Pour enough water over the greens mixture to cover completely. Bring the water to a boil, reduce heat to low, and cook at a simmer until the greens are tender, about 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 94 calories; 6.7 6.3 3.3 10 1006 Full nutrition

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I used this recipe as the backbone for making my collard greens. I made a few adjustments based on my preferences; these included adding ~3/4 cup of vinegar and supplementing the onion power wi...

5.8.16 A neighbor gave me some collard greens from his garden, so they really were fresh! ! These collards had good Southern flavor, but there’s one thing that I would do differently...I woul...

This is a terrific recipe! I added a few other spices that would complement our meal, (Touscan Seasoning, paprika, basil), but I'm sure it would have been great without my changes. I also pre...

I added red pepper flakes, but it made it too spicy for my kids and almost too spicy for myself. I will make this again, no red pepper flakes and use Chicken Stock instead of water. It was super...

I cooked the collard greens with bacon. It had a little bitter flavor, but I liked it.

I omitted the sugar and added a 1/2 cup of apple cider vinegar at the end. I also added an onion. They were so deliciously fresh and tasty. My 8 year old was raving about these collard greens.