Instant Pot Collard Greens Recipe

Instant Pot Collard Greens Recipe

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Enjoy a classic Southern-style side dish in this instant pot collard greens recipe that serves tender and tasty veggies in under an hour.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 55 mins


  • 1 bunch collard greens
  • 4 slices bacon, thick, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • salt, to taste


  1. Rinse collard greens; remove and discard thick parts of stems. Chop greens to desired size.
  2. Turn on Instant Pot® and select Saute function. Cook bacon for about 5 minutes until brown and crisp. Turn off Saute function. Pour in water and vinegar.

  3. Scrape the bottom of the pot to release stuck bits of bacon. Add collard greens and stir to coat. Pour in chicken broth and season with salt. Close and lock the lid.

  4. Select High pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 5 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  5. Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions for 20 minutes. Quick-release remaining steam, according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Season with more salt if necessary.
  6. Serve and enjoy.


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