grilled collard greens

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Patrick Johnson
from 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 Review
serves 6-8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For grilled collard greens

  • 2 bunch
    collard greens
  • 2 slice
    bacon
  • 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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