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Bacon Onion Collard Greens

Bacon Onion Collard Greens
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Serves: 4 servings
 
The flavors in this dish are amazingly simple but rich - bacon and onions. Adding red pepper gives it that additional kick that'll make you wonder how many times a week you can make collard greens with dinner!

Ingredients
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 lb fresh collard greens, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 slices bacon
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp salt
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat.
  2. Add bacon, and cook until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, crumble and return to the pan.
  3. Add onion, and cook until tender (approx. 5 minutes). Add garlic, and cook until just fragrant.
  4. Add collard greens, and fry until they start to wilt.
  5. Pour in chicken broth, and season with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes.
  6. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 45 minutes, or until greens are tender.

 

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