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Grandma's Collard Greens

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"These are without a doubt, the best collard greens I have ever eaten (and I have had my share). My grandma used to make this recipe in the summer when her collards in the garden were ready. If you don't like these, you don't like collard greens ... guaranteed!! Add more red pepper flakes if you like it spicy."
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1 h 5 m servings 181
Original recipe yields 5 servings


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  1. Cook onion and bacon in a large pot over medium-high heat until onions are soft, 5 to 7 minutes. Add chicken stock, vinegar, brown sugar, and pepper flakes and cook and stir until brown sugar has completely dissolved, 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Add 1/2 of the collard greens, reduce heat to medium, and cook until greens are slightly wilted, about 10 minutes. Add remaining greens, toss to combine, and simmer over medium-low heat until tender, about 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 181 calories; 3.3 32.7 11.1 4 363 Full nutrition

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These were pretty good! I had to add more liquid after about 20 mins of simmering, as the pot was getting pretty dry. Covering the pot would have probably helped with that, but the directions di...