Bourbon Brown Sugar Bacon Collard Greens

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Jasmin Stewart-Harbin

By
@JJcook1

This southern favorite with a twist will make you feel like a true southern belle or southern gentlemen!

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Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 2 lb
    collard greens
  • 1 large
    onion
  • 2 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 pkg
    bacon
  • 1 c
    bourbon
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, light
  • 2 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 c
    white vinegar
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt and pepper
  • 1 medium
    bay leaf
  • 2 can(s)
    chicken broth

How to Make Bourbon Brown Sugar Bacon Collard Greens

Step-by-Step

  1. On medium high heat add to the sauce pan add bourbon,brown sugar,Worcestershire sauce,white vinegar,lemon juice bring to a simmer let sauce reduce for 10 min.
  2. Heat a large dutch oven or large pot on Medium high heat. Add Chopped bacon and render for 3 min. Add chopped onion and cook for 3-5 min until translucent. Add in the minced garlic cook until slightly browned.
  3. Remove Bourbon sauce from heat set aside. Sprinkle Cajun seasoning & salt & pepper into onion, Bacon, & garlic. Stir until well mixed.
  4. Pour 1/2 cup of Bourbon sauce into onion,Bacon, garlic pot and de-glaze pan by scraping bottom to release pan drippings. Mix until sauce is well mixed in. Add cans of Chicken broth and stir.
  5. Add the chopped collard greens in and stir from bottom until collards are covered by liquid. Cook on medium heat covered for 1 hr or until greens are tender. Remove from heat and serve! Enjoy:)

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About Bourbon Brown Sugar Bacon Collard Greens

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern




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