Want more healthy greens in your diet? Turn to The Best Collard Greens! So delicious and rich, this perfectly seasoned side dish with bacon is smoky, sweet, and will have you thinking you’re in the south.
Course Side Dish
Keyword collard greens recipe
Prep Time 0minutes
Cook Time 55minutes
Total Time 55minutes
1pinchred pepper flakes
Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium high heat. Add bacon and cook until crisp, about 8-10 minutes. Remove bacon from the pot, cut into 1/2 inch pieces and set aside.
Add garlic to pot and cook until browned and fragrant, about 2-3 minutes. Add collard greens and stir until they begin to wilt.
Add chicken broth, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes and brown sugar into the pot and stir to fully combine.
Bring broth to a boil and then reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 45 minutes.
Add cooked bacon back into pot, stir and then serve. Enjoy these delicious collard greens!