Braised Collard Greens

 

Braised Collard GreensIngredients

  • 2 ½ lbs. collard greens-rinsed, stemmed and thinly sliced
  • 4 strips turkey bacon, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 ½  cup unsalted chicken stock
  • 1 ¼ cups chopped onion
  • 3 bay leaves, ripped
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 3 tbs. white or apple cider vinegar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Place turkey bacon, onion, bay leaves, and red pepper flakes in a large pot.  Saute´ contents until fragrant and onions become translucent.  Add chicken stock.
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to simmer, and cook for 10 minutes.  
  3. Stir collard greens into the pot, and bring to a boil  
  4. Reduce heat to simmer, and cook for 50 minutes to an hour or until greens are tender.  
  5. Season with vinegar to taste.
 
This recipe can be part of a well balanced food plan. Any alterations made during preparation are at the discretion of the chef and are not included in the nutritional analysis provided, nor supported by the BestHealth team.