Kickin' Collard Greens

Kickin' Collard Greens

Side Dish Vegetables Greens

If you like greens you will love this recipe. The bacon and onions give them a wonderful flavor. Add more red pepper for a little more spice.

Servings per recipe: 6
Calories per serving: 127
Preparation time: 10m
Total cooking time: 1h 10m


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 slices bacon
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound fresh collard greens, cut into 2-inch pieces


  • 1   Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add bacon, and cook until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, crumble and return to the pan. Add onion, and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Add garlic, and cook until just fragrant. Add collard greens, and fry until they start to wilt.
  • 2   Pour in chicken broth, and season with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 45 minutes, or until greens are tender.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 9.2g 14%
    Saturated Fat 2.0g  
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 1001mg 40%
Potassium 205mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 7.9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3.3g 13%
Protein 4.4g 9%
Sugars 2g  
Vitamin A 5122IU  
Vitamin C 29mg  
Calcium 120mg  
Iron 0mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 2mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 12mg  
Folate 131mcg