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Collard Greens

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Collard greens are a New Year’s Day must! They’re good luck and this is my version.
Ingredients
  Bacon slices/Ham hock 5 , diced
  Onion 1 Large, diced
  Garlic cloves 7 , minced
  Butter 1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)
  Collard greens 48 Ounce (collard greens 3 heads, chopped)
  Chicken stock 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  White vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Seasoned salt To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Red pepper flakes 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large pot, over medium high add the chopped bacon, stir and allow to cook until bacon starts to render, about 5 minutes.
2. Add in the onion, butter and garlic, and allow to cook, stirring for 5 minutes.
3. After 5 minutes put in collard greens, about 1/3 at a time, alternating with little chicken stock at a time, allow to wilt then add next batch.
4. After adding the last bag of the collard greens and stock, add in vinegar, salt, pepper, season salt, and red pepper flakes, cover and allow to simmer on low for about 25 minutes.

SERVING
5. Serve hot.

TIPS
You can add a little more vinegar and some hot sauce if you like

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Channel: 
DiabeticLiving
Cuisine: 
American
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6
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