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 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour hour 31 minutes minutes
Total Time 1 hour hour 41 minutes minutes
Author I Heart Recipes
- 4 lbs collard greens cleaned and cut
- 1 lb bacon ends chopped
- 1 large onion diced
- 6 cups chicken broth
- 2 cups water
- 1 tsp seasoning salt
- 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
- 1 tsp minced garlic
- 1 large jalapeno pepper sliced
- 2-3 tbsp of white distilled vinegar
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.