Grilled Collard Greens Recipe

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Grilled Collard Greens

Patrick Johnson

By
@pwjohnso

It doesn't get more southern than collard greens. Well maybe if you smothered them in cream gravy...I digress.

This recipe is a twist on the southern favorite that makes it to our dinner table at least once a month...hold the gravy, of course.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

2 bunch
collard greens
2 slice
bacon
salt and freshly ground black pepper
louisiana hot sauce

Step-By-Step

1Preheat grill to high.

2Bring large pot of salted water to rapid boil and add slices of bacon.

3Remove the thick portion of the ribs from the collard greens and discard.

4Add leaves to the boiling water and blanch for about 2 minutes.

5Remove the greens from the water and run cool water over all the greens to stop the cooking process.

6Stack the leaves on top of one another, 8-9 at a time.

7Grill each stack of collard greens for about 4 minutes per side.

8Transfer leaves to cutting board, roughly chop, and season with salt, pepper and hot sauce to taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtag: #collard greens