Recipe: Kickin' Collard Greens

February 26th, 2018


As a last hurrah for Black History Month, today’s recipe features a little soul food for your week. These collard greens have got a bit of a kick, and are best paired with fried chicken, good company, and a lot of laughter.

And hey, it’s greens, so it’s healthy right?

Prep time: 10 minCook time: 1 hour

  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add bacon, and cook until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, crumble and return to the pan. Add onion, and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Add garlic, and cook until just fragrant. Add collard greens, and fry until they start to wilt.
  2. Pour in chicken broth, and season with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 45 minutes, or until greens are tender.

Click here to see the recipe video!

Recipe from

More from Boomer

No-Bake Strawberry Margarita Pie

By Alexis deBoschnek, | July 17, 2024

Repurpose Food Scraps into Something Delicious

By Katlyn Moncada, | July 15, 2024

The Mexican ‘Mangonada’

By Tony Ortiz, | July 10, 2024