“From 10/1/07 First Magazine. Traditional collard greens are cooked with ham hocks. This recipe uses bacon to add smoky flavor in just minutes.”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In large pot, bring 4 quarts salted water to a boil. Stir in collard greens. Cook 15 minutes, or until tender; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in skillet over medium-high heat, cook bacon 7 minutes, or until crisp, turning once. Drain bacon on paper towels; cool and crumble.
  3. In skillet with bacon drippings,k cook garlic, leeks and peppers 2 minutes. Stir in cooked collard greens and cook 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Transfer mixture to serving platter. Top with crumbled bacon.

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