Food Recipes Collard Greens With Bacon 3.8 (27) 1 Review By Dawn Perry Dawn Perry Dawn is the author of Ready, Set, Cook; How to Make Good Food With What's on Hand. She served as the food director for Real Simple and has worked in the test kitchens of Everyday Food, Bon Appétit, and the meal kit delivery service Martha & Marley Spoon. Dawn is the author of Short Stack Editions' Cucumbers and her recipes and writing have been featured in the LA Times, The New York Times, and The Washington Post among other publications. She recently started Superkind Cookies, a premium cookie company shipping treats nationwide. Highlights: * Author of Ready, Set, Cook; How to Make Good Food With What's on Hand. * Former food director for Real Simple * Worked in the test kitchens of Everyday Food, Bon Appétit, and Martha & Marley Spoon * Recipes and writing have been featured in the LA Times, The New York Times, and The Washington Post Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on August 29, 2014 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email In this Southern staple, salty bacon adds a meaty heft to wilted collard greens. Get the recipe. Photo: Jonny Valiant Hands On Time: 35 mins Total Time: 35 mins Yield: 8 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 6 slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces 2 large shallots, thinly sliced 4 bunches collard greens, stems discarded and leaves cut into strips (about 20 cups) kosher salt and black pepper 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice Directions 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. 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. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 102 Calories 7g Fat 7g Carbs 4g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 102 % Daily Value * Total Fat 7g 9% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 10mg 3% Sodium 255mg 11% Total Carbohydrate 7g 3% Total Sugars 1g Protein 4g Calcium 131mg 10% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.