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Balsamic Collard Greens

Oxmoor House

Yield 5 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup collard greens and 2 1/2 teaspoons bacon)
Serve these greens with pork tenderloin and garlic mashed potatoes.

Ingredients

  • 3 bacon slices
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 (16-ounce) package chopped fresh collard greens
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Nutrition Information

  • calories 82
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 1.8 g
  • satfat 0.8 g
  • monofat 0.8 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 5 g
  • carbohydrate 13.6 g
  • fiber 3.8 g
  • cholesterol 6 mg
  • iron 0.3 mg
  • sodium 260 mg
  • calcium 144 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook bacon in a large Dutch oven over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan; crumble. Add onion to drippings in pan; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Add collard greens, and cook 2 to 3 minutes or until greens begin to wilt, stirring occasionally.

  2. Place collard green mixture, salt, and next 3 ingredients (through broth) in a 3-quart electric slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 3 1/2 to 4 hours.

  3. Combine balsamic vinegar and honey in a small bowl. Stir vinegar mixture into collard greens just before serving. Sprinkle with bacon.

Cook's Notes

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