Bourbon Brown Sugar Bacon Collard Greens

Jasmin Stewart-Harbin


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

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15 Min
1 Hr 30 Min
Stove Top


2 lb
collard greens
1 large
2 clove
garlic minced
1 pkg
1 c
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


1On 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.
2Heat 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.
3Remove Bourbon sauce from heat set aside. Sprinkle Cajun seasoning & salt & pepper into onion, Bacon, & garlic. Stir until well mixed.
4Pour 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.
5Add 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:)

About this Recipe

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