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Collard Greens

01:30:00 8 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each
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8 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each

Bring down-home cooking into your home with these easy-to-make Collard Greens. Combine the flavours of onions, red peppers, bacon and garlic for this classic collard-green side dish.

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  • Wash collard greens to remove all grit. Remove and discard hard stems. Place greens in bunches, then roll up; cut crosswise into strips.
  • Cook and stir bacon in large skillet on medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Discard all but 1 Tbsp. drippings from skillet.
  • Add onions, peppers and garlic to reserved drippings in skillet; cook 2 to 3 min. or until crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Stir in broth and vinegar. Add collard greens; mix lightly. Bring to boil, stirring occasionally; simmer on medium-low heat 45 min. to 1 hour or until collard greens are tender. Remove from heat. Stir in bacon.

How to Wash the Collard Greens

Place collard greens in kitchen sink. Add enough water to completely cover greens. Swish greens gently until all grit is removed.

Special Extra

Sprinkle with 1/4 cup chopped toasted almonds before serving.


  • 8 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each
Calories 100
% Daily Value
Total fat 3.5g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 260mg
Carbohydrate 12g
Dietary fibre 7g
Sugars 2g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 90 %DV
Vitamin C 120 %DV
Calcium 40 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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