Slow Cooked Collard Greens. Collard greens are a southern style recipe with amazing smoke flavor. These greens go amazing with Slow Cooker New Years Day. Tender, spicy, smoky collard greens simmering in a slow cooker are worth the wait.
As soon as the greens begin wilting, start transferring the greens to the slow cooker. Alternate layers of greens with the ham shanks and jalapeno until the slow cooker is full. Cooking this classic Southern side in a slow cooker not only frees you up to prepare other dishes, it frees up valuable stovetop space, as well.
Hey everyone, I hope you’re having an incredible day today. Today, we’re going to make a special dish, slow cooked collard greens. It is one of my favorites. This time, I will make it a bit tasty. This is gonna smell and look delicious.
Slow Cooked Collard Greens is one of the most well liked of current trending foods in the world. It is appreciated by millions every day. It is simple, it is quick, it tastes yummy. They’re fine and they look fantastic. Slow Cooked Collard Greens is something which I have loved my whole life.
Collard greens are a southern style recipe with amazing smoke flavor. These greens go amazing with Slow Cooker New Years Day. Tender, spicy, smoky collard greens simmering in a slow cooker are worth the wait.
To begin with this recipe, we must first prepare a few ingredients. You can have slow cooked collard greens using 10 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook that.
The ingredients needed to make Slow Cooked Collard Greens:
- Take 2 bags of (or bunches) of cleaned and chopped Collards or Turnip or Mustard Greens (or any combination of greens listed above).
- Make ready 3 tablespoons of olive oil.
- Take 1 of onion, sliced.
- Prepare 2 of garlic cloves, smashed.
- Get 2 of bay leaves.
- Get 10 oz of bacon, chopped.
- Get 2 quarts of chicken broth, warm.
- Get 2 tablespoons of cider vinegar.
- Take 1 teaspoon of sugar.
- Prepare of Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper.
You can also make this holiday favorite a week or two ahead and freeze in air-tight bags, or make Collard Greens a day or two in. Slow-Cooker Collard Greens And Ham Hocks. Tear the leaves into bite-sized pieces. Collard greens need a gentle, slow, luxurious braise in fragrant liquid (rather like a spa treatment), which makes a slow cooker Braising is ideal for sturdy greens, like collard, kale, turnip, and mustard, but not for flimsier greens, like chard and spinach, which will.
Steps to make Slow Cooked Collard Greens:
- 2 BAGS OF CLEANED AND CHOPPED GREENS. (prefer Glory brand).
- Heat pot over medium heat and add bacon. Render fat from bacon at medium heat until bacon is crisp. Remove crisp bacon pieces onto a paper towel and set aside. Keep the bacon fat in the pot..
- Add the onion, garlic. Cook until the onions are soft and starting to brown, about 8 to 10 minutes..
- Add the broth (scraping any brown bits from bottom of pot), vinegar, and sugar. Pack in the greens, pushing them down into the pot..
- Add Bay leaves..
- Bring up to a boil turning the greens over occasionally with a wooden spoon as they wilt. Lower to a simmer, cover the pot, and let cook for 45 minutes..
- Taste the "pot likkor" (broth) and check the seasoning, add salt and pepper..
- Cover and let cook for 15 more minutes or until tender..
- Remove the bay leaves and serve..
Today I'm sharing my slow cooker vegan collard greens recipe that's quickly become one of the most popular recipes here on the blog. These healthy meatless collard greens are gluten free, dairy free (no butter), and suitable both for vegan and vegetarian diets. To prepare the greens: cut away the tough stalks and stems from the collards, and discard any leaves that are bruised or yellow. I like to think the slow cooker was invented by a Southern home cook. Collards can sit in there for hours on end, breaking down as they should, the liquid turning into pot likker, the residual elixir of greens cookery that is like culinary platinum in the South.
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