Drunken Collard Greens

Drunken Collard Greens


"These are spicy collard greens simmered with smoked pork and beer."


50 m servings 72 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 72 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 2.5 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 4g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 6.2 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 320 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat a large pot over medium-high heat. Add bacon, and fry until crisp. Remove bacon, and drain off excess fat. Add the onion; cook and stir until slightly browned. Add the pork chop, and season with cayenne pepper. Cook until pork is browned.
  2. Add the collard greens, and pour in the chicken broth and beer. Cook over medium-low heat for 30 to 40 minutes, until collards are tender. Crumble bacon on top, and season with salt and pepper before serving.
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  1. 37 Ratings


Dee-lish-us! This recipe was my first experience with collards greens. And am I ever glad I bumped into it. I love to cook with beer and wine, and we were given a nice big bunch of collards f...

OMG! So good! I added a little lawry's season salt. Duplicated with frozen black-eyed peas-they were good also.

This recipe turned our really well. I make collard greens often and the beer added a great flavor. I changed two things in the recipe: I ended up using a package of salt pork instead of the sm...

Easy recipe, pretty good flavor. I added more cayenne than called for because I like the spice:) Thanks!

Like GAgirl I thought I made dang good "greens" but this gets the blue ribbon. I used it (minus the pork chop) for turnips and greens and it's now the "house recipe." Only thing I'll change ne...

Thank you for sharing this recipe!! I make this all the time now. I never use packaged bacon. Get the bacon from the deli dept. st your local grocery store. It's alot thicker and better tastin...

Being from the South, I thought I knew everything there was to know about making "greens"-however, the addition of the beer made them sooooo much better! Great recipe!!!

Followed the recipe as written, except, I added 2 tbls. of sugar and about an eighth of a cup of apple cider vinegar. Theses greens are amazing!!!! You do not need to like greens to enjoy this d...

Great taste. Added some white balsamic vinegar after serving, really enhanced the flavors. Will definitely make this again!