Collard Greens

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Collard greens are the perfect comforting side dish. 


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 8 slices bacon chopped
  • 1 small onion finely diced
  • 1 pound collard greens
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 1/4 cups chicken broth
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Wash greens and using a sharp knife, cut out the woody stem. Cut into 3/4" pieces.
  • Cook chopped bacon and butter over medium heat in a pan until crisp. Remove a few slices for garnish.
  • Add onions to bacon grease and cook until softened, about 3 minutes.
  • Add greens and garlic. Cook until slightly wilted, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Add broth, cover and cook over a low simmer 35-40 minutes or until tender.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 174, Carbohydrates: 6g, Protein: 6g, Fat: 14g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 24mg, Sodium: 403mg, Potassium: 285mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 3865IU, Vitamin C: 31.8mg, Calcium: 184mg, Iron: 0.6mg