New Year's Day Collard Greens

New Year's Day Collard Greens Recipe

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Betty Arnott


This is a tradition at our house on New Year's Day--- it is said to bring you prosperity in the New Year.


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25 Min
1 Hr


  • 1 bunch
    fresh collard greens (1 large bunch or 2 small bunches)
  • 3 slice
    salt pork or thick bacon slices cut into pieces
  • half
    onion, diced
  • 1 can(s)
    14 oz. chicken or vegetable stock
  • 2 Tbsp
    red wine or cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 pinch
    salt & pepper to taste

How to Make New Year's Day Collard Greens


  1. Wash & remove thick stems from greens and cut into strips.
  2. Brown bacon or salt pork in large pot and add onions and saute until translucent.
  3. Add broth, vinegar, sugar, and greens to pot.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer until tender (about 1 hour).

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About New Year's Day Collard Greens

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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