Braised Collard Greens

  • Yield: 4 servings


2teaspoons pure olive oil
1medium onion, diced
8ounces Fakin Bacon, diced
2 (1- to 1 1/4-pound) bunches collard greens, heavy stems discarded, remainder chopped
1/2cup water
1teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1teaspoon salt
2teaspoons cider vinegar


  1. 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.


Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 213
  • Fat 13g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 1156mg
  • Carbohydrate 21g
  • Protein 8g