Spicy Collard Greens

Spicy Collard Greens

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"These greens turn out just a little spicy, a kick even the little ones love."


1 h servings 211 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 211 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 19.2 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.7g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 6.3 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 29 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 526 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add collard greens, bacon (with grease), vinegar, salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper.
  3. Boil until greens are tender, about 30 minutes.
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  1. 31 Ratings


So easy. I found that the moisture from rinsing the greens was ample to cook the greens. After cooking the bacon (and removing half of the grease) I placed the greens into the skillet with the...

Great recipe as written. Tonight, I had a vegetarian guest at dinner, so I made this recipe without bacon - I added 1 tbsp olive oil and 2 tsp liquid smoke to the boiling water instead. It turne...

I used a 16oz bag of frozen turnip greens in place of the bunch of collards. The other change I made was to add 2 packets of splenda to try and counteract the bitterness frozen greens tend to h...

The spice collard greens are very good and tasty. Thank you for sharing it. I will be making mine like this from now on.

I too have southern back ground and we have always put some sort of pork in with the collard's, but what make's this recipe so good and different is the chicken stock. Plain water just doesn't c...

This is a GREAT, simple recipe! In fact, I made my New Year's greens last year using this recipe and, when I wanted to make them again this year, realized I had lost the recipe! Thankfully, I've...

This was my first time making greens and I was so proud of myself because of this recipe. It took longer than 30 mins to cook but everything worked out. I used smoked hamhock instead of bacon.

Thank you for the great recipe. I like my greens sweet, so I added some sugar. I am sure I will make this again.

this was a simple recipe to make :) i will defentally use this recipe again with my frozen greens....... with a little less vinegar!