You are here: Home » Recipes » Braised Collard Greens Braised Collard Greens Recipe by Relish Contributor Yield 4 servings Instead of ham hocks and pork fat, these collard greens are made with tempeh or smoked soy bacon. PrintEmail Ingredients 2 teaspoons pure olive oil1 medium onion, diced8 ounces Fakin Bacon, diced2 (1- to 1 1/4-pound) bunches collard greens, heavy stems discarded, remainder chopped1/2 cup water1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1 teaspoon salt2 teaspoons cider vinegar Instructions Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Saute onions 2 minutes or until softened. Add the bacon and saute 1 minute. Add the collard greens and water. Stir well, reduce heat and simmer, covered, about 10 minutes or until the greens are tender and most of the liquid is evaporated. Season with pepper, salt and vinegar.