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grilled collard greens

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Patrick Johnson
Kingwood, TX

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.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For grilled collard greens

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

How To Make grilled collard greens

  • 1
    Preheat grill to high.
  • 2
    Bring large pot of salted water to rapid boil and add slices of bacon.
  • 3
    Remove the thick portion of the ribs from the collard greens and discard.
  • 4
    Add leaves to the boiling water and blanch for about 2 minutes.
  • 5
    Remove the greens from the water and run cool water over all the greens to stop the cooking process.
  • 6
    Stack the leaves on top of one another, 8-9 at a time.
  • 7
    Grill each stack of collard greens for about 4 minutes per side.
  • 8
    Transfer leaves to cutting board, roughly chop, and season with salt, pepper and hot sauce to taste.

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