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Collard Greens with Bacon

Collard Greens with Bacon

Michelle Boulé
Make a classic southern side with this recipe for Collard Greens with Bacon. It's comfort food at its best and most delicious!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 279 kcal


  • Chef's Knife
  • Saute Pan
  • Saucepan
  • Wooden Spoon


  • ½ Pound Bacon
  • 2 Pounds Collard Greens cleaned and chopped
  • 1 Onion Thinly Sliced
  • 4 Cups Chicken Stock
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 Tsp Paprika
  • 3 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Hot Sauce to taste


  • In a large dutch oven, lay bacon across bottom on medium-high heat. Cook bacon until browned and crisp on both sides. Remove and crumble.
  • Add onions and greens to the dutch oven. Add chicken stock, garlic powder, paprika, vinegar. Add crumbled bacon, while reserving a bit to go on top when serving. Add salt, pepper and hot sauce to taste. Bring liquid to a simmer and cook for an hour.
  • Taste test the collard greens, if too bitter or hard, continue to cook for another 15 minutes. Once softened, remove from liquid and enjoy!


Calories: 279kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 14gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 507mgPotassium: 623mgFiber: 7gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 7931IUVitamin C: 55mgCalcium: 362mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Collard Greens with Bacon
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