Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

This recipe is adapted from many other recipes and friends who taught me how to make collard greens.


  1. Cut the bacon into one inch pieces and fry in a large stock pot on medium high until cooked.
  2. Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  3. Add the salt and collard greens then stir.
  4. Lower heat to medium low and cover collard greens. Cook for 1 hour covered.
  5. Add the red pepper flakes and let cook uncovered for an additional 5-10 minutes.
Most Helpful

I liked this a lot! It was a little heavy on the bacon, but then again I served it with mac and cheese and oven fried chicken, so I really wanted it to be more of a vegetable side dish. I will definitely make again but with a little less bacon and red pepper flakes, which were a little too spicy for us.

jamie.brendemuehl February 06, 2010