Collard greens sliced thin sauteed with bacon, garlic and oil. A perfect side dish for Brazilian black beans or black eyed peas with ham.
Yield: 4 servings

Sauteed Collard Greens with Bacon

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Collard greens sliced thin sauteed with bacon, garlic and oil. A perfect side dish for Brazilian black beans or black eyed peas with ham.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 slice bacon (chopped)
  • 3 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 1 bunch collard greens (washed and dried)
  • salt

Instructions

  • Remove the tough stems that run down the center of the leaf.
  • Stack a few leaves, roll and slice into thin strips.
  • In a large saute pan, heat bacon on low heat.
  • When bacon fat melts, add oil and garlic, saute until golden, about a minute.
  • Add chopped collards to the pan, season with salt and cover.
  • Simmer covered until tender, about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/4th, Calories: 72.9kcal, Carbohydrates: 6.8g, Protein: 3.1g, Fat: 4.5g, Saturated Fat: 0.8g, Cholesterol: 1.3mg, Sodium: 68mg, Fiber: 2.4g, Sugar: 0.5g
Freestyle Points: 1
Points +: 2