Sauteed Collards with Bacon

A salty bite of bacon and a bit of fragrant garlic make wilted collard greens the star of the show.

  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, April 2011


  • 4 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1 large bunch collard greens, tough stems removed, leaves torn into large pieces
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper


  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium-high until browned and crisp, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add collard greens and cook until bright green and wilted, 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.


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