These Cajun-inspired collard greens are so easy to make in the slow cooker

Print this recipe
True Southern greens are cooked on the stovetop, which can take quite a long time to do properly. Luckily, slow cookers make versions like the recipe below possible Just toss everything in before heading to work or bed, and let it cook low and slow for 6 to 8 hours. The resulting greens will be fall-apart tender and ultra flavorful.
These greens make a delicious side dish to simple roasted pork loin or pan-fried pork chops. Be sure to serve them with a side of cornbread to soak up all that luscious cooking liquid.
Advertisement
Cooktop Cove
Slow cooker collard greens
6
10 minutes
6 hours
6 hours 10 minutes
6 slices bacon, finely chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
6 cups chicken broth
1 ½ pounds collard greens, washed, trimmed, and sliced into ½-inch strips
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon light brown sugar
½ teaspoon oregano
½ teaspoon thyme
½ teaspoon smoked paprika
¼ teaspoon cayenne
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
Combine all of the ingredients in a slow cooker. Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
Advertisement
Resources
Print this recipe

February 27   ·  
Advertisement
This vegetarian steak-meets-meaty-sauce provides the perfect balance between green and not-so-lean.
February 26   ·  
February 26   ·  
February 15   ·  
Casseroles are a simple way to feed several people at once. Here are some classic one-dish recipes that will make dinner memorable for your family.
February 18   ·  
Before you toss those rusted pans, take a look at a few of these tips to bring new life to your cookware and other trouble spots in the kitchen.
February 20   ·