Quick-Braised Greens with Bacon and Sweet Onions

Recipe courtesy Aida Mollenkamp
TOTAL TIME: 32 min
Prep: 5 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 27 min
 
YIELD: 4 to 6 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds collard greens, washed, trimmed, and roughly chopped
  • 4 ounces bacon, sliced crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 3/4 cup minced sweet onions
  • 1 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
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      Directions

      Bring a large pot of heavily salted water to a boil. When water boils, add greens and cook until wilted and tender, about 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.

      Place bacon in a large frying pan and cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until browned and fat is rendered, about 3 minutes. Add onion and cook until softened, about 4 minutes. Add greens and turn to coat well. Add broth - it should cover greens and let cook until broth is reduced and greens are very tender, about 15 minutes. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper and serve.

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      • on January 30, 2013

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        OMG this recipe was amazing. My husband loves greens and up until today I have never made greens because I have never ate them. As soon as I watched your show today I went to the store and bought all the ingredients and I made it with baked chicken and baked mac and cheese. My husband loved it! Thank you so much!

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