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Collard Greens With Bacon

A time-honored tradition in Southern kitchens
Collard Greens With Bacon
Photo courtesy of McCormick

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

Ready in
1 h and 35 m
15 m
(prepare time)
1 h and 20 m
(cook time)
6
Servings
248
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

  • 2 Pounds fresh collard greens
  • 8 slices thick-cut bacon
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2 Cups Kitchen Basics® All Natural Original Chicken Stock
  • 1/4 Teaspoon McCormick® Ground Pepper Black
  • 1/4 Teaspoon McCormick® Crushed Red Pepper

Directions

Wash collard greens thoroughly.

Cut off stems and discard.

Coarsely chop collard greens and set aside.

Cook bacon in 4-quart Dutch oven on medium heat until crisp on both sides.

Drain bacon on paper-towel lined plate; crumble and set aside.

Add onion and garlic to bacon drippings in pan; cook and stir 5 minutes or until tender.

Stir in collard greens, stock, black pepper and crushed red pepper.

Bring to boil.

Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer about 1 hour or until collard greens are tender.

Serve with crumbled bacon.

Nutritional Facts
Servings6
Calories Per Serving248
Total Fat17g27%
Sugar3gN/A
Saturated5g27%
Cholesterol28mg9%
Protein12g23%
Carbs14g5%
Vitamin A386µg43%
Vitamin B120.2µg8.1%
Vitamin B60.4mg33.7%
Vitamin C55mg61%
Vitamin D0.2µg1%
Vitamin E4mg24%
Vitamin K661µg100%
Calcium362mg36%
Fiber6g26%
Folate (food)203µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)203µg51%
Iron1mg6%
Magnesium51mg12%
Monounsaturated7gN/A
Niacin (B3)4mg25%
Phosphorus122mg17%
Polyunsaturated3gN/A
Potassium517mg11%
Riboflavin (B2)0.3mg23.3%
Sodium397mg17%
Thiamin (B1)0.2mg18.9%
Water243gN/A
Zinc0.9mg8.5%