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Flavorful Southern Collard Greens

Flavorful Southern Collard Greens recipe
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My husband & I loved this recipe.. So easy to make.. and will make again.. I used frozen collards ,Tasted great...also didn't take as long to make...
posted by
JuneV
on 3/12/2013
time
prep:
10 min
total:
1 hr 20 min
servings
total:
12 servings, about 2/3 cup each
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What You Need

3
lb.  fresh collard greens
12
slices  OSCAR MAYER Bacon, chopped
1
medium  onion, chopped
2
cloves  garlic, minced
2
cups  water
1
tsp.  sugar
1
tsp.  salt
1/2
tsp.  crushed red pepper

Make It

WASH collard greens, removing all grit. Remove and discard hard stems. Place greens together in small bunches; roll up. Cut crosswise into wide strips; set aside.

COOK bacon in large skillet on medium heat to desired crispness. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon, reserving 3 Tbsp. of the drippings in skillet. Set bacon aside. Add onion and garlic to drippings; cook and stir until tender.

ADD greens, water, sugar, salt and crushed red pepper to skillet. Reduce heat to low; simmer 45 min. to 1 hour or until greens are tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in bacon.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Storage Know-How
Once opened, wrap bacon package tightly and refrigerate for up to 1 week.
How to Wash Collard Greens
Fill clean sink 2/3 full with cold water. Immerse greens, in batches, in water; swish greens gently to remove any grit.
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