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Braised Collard Greens

Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time1 hour 25 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 3 lbs fresh collard greens stems removed and chopped
  • ½ lb. bacon. sliced
  • 1 medium yellow onion sliced
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 4 tablespoons cane or white vinegar
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground back pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Heat the oil in a wide casserole.
  • When the oil is hot, add the bacon. Cook for 1 minute.
  • Put-in the garlic and onion. Continue to cook until the onion becomes soft.
  • Pour-in the chicken broth and water. Let boil.
  • Add the molasses, vinegar, salt, and ground black pepper. Stir.
  • Gradually add the collard greens while pushing down with a spoon. Cover and simmer for 80 minutes or until the greens are tender. Make sure to stir every 15 minutes. Note: add water as necessary.
  • Remove the cover to let the excess liquid evaporate.
  • Transfer to a serving plate.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 6g