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Collard Greens With Bacon

Collard Greens With Bacon
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  1. Cook the bacon in a large pot over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp, 5 to 7 minutes; transfer to a plate. Add the shallots to the drippings in the pot and cook, stirring often, until softened, 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Add as many collard greens to the pot as will fit, season with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper, and cook, tossing frequently and adding more collard greens when there is room, until tender, 12 to 15 minutes. Stir in the lemon juice and sprinkle with the bacon.
By March, 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 102
  • Fat 7g
  • Sat Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 10mg
  • Sodium 255mg
  • Protein 4g
  • Carbohydrate 7g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Iron 0mg
  • Calcium 131mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Vegetables in a refrigerator
The collard greens can be washed and cut into strips up to 2 days in advance; refrigerate in a resealable bag.

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