• 3 slices bacon
  • 1 c. onion, chopped
  • 16 oz. collard greens, chopped fresh
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 14.5 oz. chicken broth, fat-free, lower-sodium
  • 3 T. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 T. honey

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Slow Cooker Balsamic Collard Greens is definitely a dish for the south, and very tasty, although it is full of nutrition!

  1. In a large Dutch oven pan, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan; crumble.
  2. Add onion to drippings in pan; sauté 5 minutes or until tender.
  3. Place collard greens in with the onions, and cook 2 to 3 minutes or until greens begin to wilt, stirring occasionally.
  4. Transfer collard green mixture, salt, garlic, bay leaf and broth in a 3 quart slow cooker.
  5. Cover. Cook on Low for 3 1/2 to 4 hours.
  6. Remove Bay Leaf.
  7. Combine balsamic vinegar and honey in a small bowl.
  8. Stir vinegar/honey mixture into collard greens just before serving.
  9. Sprinkle with crisp bacon.

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XOXO,

Jenn

Crock Pot Balsamic Collard Greens - Nutrition

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