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Soul Food Collard Greens

The Best Soul Food Style Collard Greens

This classic southern soul-food style recipe for collard greens is an instant crowd-pleaser! Add different proteins, like ham or bacon, to give these delicious greens a savory flavor. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Southern/ Soul Food
Keyword Soul Food Style Collard Greens
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 31 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 41 minutes
Author I Heart Recipes



  • Place the bacon ends in a pot, and place the pot over medium heat.
  • Brown the bacon then add in the diced onions, and cook until the onions start to sweat.
  • Add in the minced garlic,then cook for 1 minutes.
  • Pour in the chicken broth, and turn the heat up to high and let boil for 20 minutes.
  • Pour in the 2 cups of water, and turn the heat down to medium.
  • Start adding in the collard greens into the pot.
  • Once all of the greens are in the pot, sprinkle in the seasoning salt and ground black pepper.
  • Add in the sliced jalapeno, and the vinegar and stir the ingredients.
  • Cover the pot, and let simmer for 1 hour and 10 minutes over medium heat. Be sure to peak in and stir periodically.
  • Enjoy!