COLLARD GREENS WITH ONIONS & BACON(GOT THIS IN A E-MAIL)

 

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound sliced bacon, cut crosswise into fourths
  • 3 medium red onions, chopped coarse (about 3 cups)
  • 1 1/4 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons firmly packed dark brown sugar, or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried hot red pepper flakes, or to taste
  • 4 pounds collard greens (preferably small leaves), coarse stems
  • and ribs discarded and leaves and thin stems washed well,
  • drained, and chopped coarse

Directions

  • In a deep heavy kettle cook bacon in 2 batches over moderate heat
  • until crisp and transfer to paper towels to drain. Pour off all but
  • about 3 tablespoons drippings and in drippings remaining in kettle
  • cook onions, stirring occasionally, until browned slightly and
  • softened. Transfer onions with a slotted spoon to a bowl.
  • To kettle add broth, vinegar, brown sugar, red pepper flakes, and
  • about half of bacon, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Add about
  • half of collards, tossing until wilted slightly, and add remaining
  • collards, tossing until combined. Simmer collards, covered, 30
  • minutes. Stir in onions and simmer, covered, 30 minutes more, or
  • until collards are very tender.

Notes

Categories: New Year's Eve/Day 

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