Grilled Collard Greens

Grilled Collard Greens Recipe

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Patrick Johnson


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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10 Min
10 Min


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

How to Make Grilled Collard Greens


  • 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.

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About Grilled Collard Greens

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

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