Southern Greens with Hot Bacon Vinaigrette

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by TishT

Be sure to wash your greens well. You can use one or a combination of greens.

Top Review by islandgirl77551

I used turnip greens. The recipe makes a large bowl. I thought I would have plenty left over, assuming that my boys would eat only a small amount. Boy, was I wrong. All three had second helpings and there was only a few small leaves left in the bottom of the bowl.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook bacon in large skillet over med-high heat 10 minutes or until crisp.
  2. Place on paper towls to drain, them about`/4 cup drippings in the skillet.
  3. Coarsely crumble bacon.
  4. Add shallots and garlic to skillet.
  5. Cook and stir over medium heat 2 minutes or until shallots are just softened.
  6. Stir in vinegar and pepper Tost pecan halves, spread on baking sheet and bake at 375F for 7-10 minutes or until light gold.
  7. Remove stems from greens and discard, then coarsely chop.
  8. Place in large bowl.
  9. Just before serving, toss with enough of the hot vinaigrette to lightly coat greens, tossing quickly to mix and barely wilt the greens.
  10. Divide among 8 serving plates and sprinkle with crumbled bacon and top with pecans.

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