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Soulful Cabbage & Collard Greens

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Soul Food

Ingredients

  • 1 large head of green cabbage
  • 2 lbs collard greens cut
  • 1 large red bell pepper
  • 1 large onion yellow, white, or red
  • 1 lb smoked bacon chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 tsp seasoning salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp coarse black pepper

Instructions

  • Make sure that you wash the cabbage & collard greens before anything else. Then cut and slice.
  • Place a large pot over medium high heat, then toss in the sliced bacon.
  • Cook the bacon until it browns a bit, then toss in the onions, and the red bell peppers.
  • Once the onions and bell peppers start to soften, start adding in the sliced cabbage, and collard greens.
  • Fold the ingredients, and once all the cabbage and collards are in the pot, toss in the minced garlic.
  • Pour 1 1/2 cup water, then sprinkle in some seasoning salt, and black pepper. Give everything a nice stir.
  • Reduce the heat to medium, and cook for about 45 or until cabbage and collard greens are nice and tender