Sauteed Collard Greens with Bacon Recipe

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Carla Jordan Modified: March 22, 2022
Sauteed Collard Greens with Bacon Recipe

How To Make Sauteed Collard Greens with Bacon

Savor these umami-filled sauteed collard greens for a nutritious dish that’s rich in vitamins. It’s made with crispy bacon for an irresistible bite.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1slicebacon,chopped
  • 3clovesgarlic,chopped
  • 1bunchcollard greens,washed and dried
  • salt,to taste


  1. Remove the tough stems that run down the center of the leaf.

  2. Stack a few leaves, roll and slice into thin strips.

  3. In a large saute pan, heat bacon on low heat.

  4. When bacon fat melts, add oil and garlic, saute for about 1 minute until golden.

  5. Add chopped collards to the pan, season with salt, to taste, and cover.

  6. Cook for about 10 minutes until the leaves are tender, stirring occasionally.

  7. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 66.30kcal
  • Fat: 6.32g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.44g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.73g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.85g
  • Carbohydrates: 1.32g
  • Fiber: 0.41g
  • Sugar: 0.14g
  • Protein: 1.33g
  • Cholesterol: 4.78mg
  • Sodium: 50.87mg
  • Calcium: 25.35mg
  • Potassium: 42.58mg
  • Iron: 0.13mg
  • Vitamin A: 23.39µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.88mg
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