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bourbon brown sugar bacon collard greens

Recipe by
Jasmin Stewart-Harbin

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

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For bourbon brown sugar bacon collard greens

  • 2 lb
    collard greens
  • 1 lg
  • 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 md
    bay leaf
  • 2 can
    chicken broth

How To Make bourbon brown sugar bacon collard greens

  • 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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