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Collard Greens

Collard Greens with a spicy kick.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 7 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 17 minutes


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 4 slices of bacon
  • 1/2 white onion finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 32 oz. 2 lbs cut collard greens
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups chicken broth


  1. In a large pot heat oil on medium and add bacon.
  2. Cook the bacon until crispy then remove from pot and set aside. (Do not drain the fat at the bottom of pot)
  3. Add diced onion to the pot and cook for 30 seconds.
  4. Add in the remaining ingredients. (Don't worry if your pot is full to the rim the collards will cook down)
  5. Chop bacon into bits and stir them into the pot of collards.
  6. Reduce heat and cover.
  7. Let cook for 1 hour. Stir occasionally.

Recipe Notes

Serve as a side dish or on it's own with cornbread.