Bacon and Bourbon Collards

Bacon And Bourbon Collards Recipe

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Traditional Southern food with a twist. Serve with a slice of cornbread and enjoy!!

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15 Min
1 Hr 20 Min
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4 slice
thick cut bacon
3 Tbsp
1 large
sweet onion, diced
12 oz
1/2 c
firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 c
1 tsp
dried crushed red pepper
6 lb
fresh collard greens, trimmed and chopped
1/2 c
apple cider vinegar
1 tsp
1/2 tsp

How to Make Bacon and Bourbon Collards


  • 1Cut the bacon crosswise into 1/4 inch pieces. Melt the butter in a large Dutch oven over medium heat; add bacon, and cook, stirring often, 8 minutes or until crisp. Drain the bacon on paper towels, reserving drippings in skillet.
  • 2Saute onion in hot drippings 3 minutes or until the onion is tender. Stir in bacon, ale, and next 3 ingredients; cook 3 minutes or until the mixture is reduced by one-fourth.
  • 3Add the collards, in batches, and cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until wilted. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook 1 hour or to desired degree of doneness. Stir in vinegar, salt, and pepper.

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About Bacon and Bourbon Collards

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtag: #collards

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