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Flavorful Southern Collard Greens

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Makes 12 servings, about 2/3 cup each.

Enjoy Flavorful Southern Collard Greens today! Tossed with bacon bits and garlic, our Healthy Living southern collard greens make a great side dish.

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  • 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.

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.


  • Makes 12 servings, about 2/3 cup each.

Healthy Living

  • Good source of calcium
  • Good source of fiber
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious

Nutrition Bonus

Packed with flavor, these greens are a good source of both dietary fiber and calcium. As a bonus, they are also rich in both vitamins A and C.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size Makes 12 servings, about 2/3 cup each.
Calories 100
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 360mg
Carbohydrate 8g
Dietary fiber 4g
Sugars 1g
Protein 5g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 150 %DV
Vitamin C 25 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 2 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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