Collard Greens With Bacon

Collard Greens With Bacon
3.8 from 4 ratings
These simple collard greens make for an easy side dish for Thanksgiving, or anytime. McCormick® Red Pepper gives them an ever-so-subtle heat, complementing the smoky, savory taste of crumbled bacon.Recipe courtesy of McCormick
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Collard Greens With Bacon
Total time: 1.57 hours
  • 2 pound fresh collard greens
  • 8 slices thick-cut bacon
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2 cup kitchen basics® all natural original chicken stock
  • 1/4 teaspoon mccormick® ground pepper black
  • 1/4 teaspoon mccormick® crushed red pepper
  1. Wash collard greens thoroughly.
  2. Cut off stems and discard.
  3. Coarsely chop collard greens and set aside.
  4. Cook bacon in 4-quart Dutch oven on medium heat until crisp on both sides.
  5. Drain bacon on paper-towel lined plate; crumble and set aside.
  6. Add onion and garlic to bacon drippings in pan; cook and stir 5 minutes or until tender.
  7. Stir in collard greens, stock, black pepper and crushed red pepper.
  8. Bring to boil.
  9. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer about 1 hour or until collard greens are tender.
  10. Serve with crumbled bacon.