- 20 minutes
- 2 hours
They say anytime you eat collards on New Year's Day, good fortune will come your way. Anyone who cooks collards is indeed fortunate any time of year, because they are a nutritious, delicious way to get your greens. The secret to good collards is not to complicate them. You can buy fresh collards or by the bag, bagged collards are easier to work with because they are already washed and cut. Seasoned with pork, salt and lots of pepper, fill a bowl with collards and a piece of cornbread and you'll be hard pressed to find a tastier green veggie.
- Mix chicken bouillon cubes and water to make a broth in a large pot.
- Cook bacon until crisp in a separate skillet.
- Add collards, vinegar, sugar, bacon, salt and pepper to broth.
- Cook until collards are tender, about 2 hours.