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Collard Greens With Bacon

 
One serving costs about $0.73

$0.73 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 264 minutes

Ready in 4 hours and 24 minutes

6 gluten-free,dairy-free,gluten free,dairy free side dish Southern
spoonacular Score:62%

Spoonacular Score: 62%

 

Collard Greens With Bacon is a gluten free and dairy free side dish. One serving contains 191 calories, 13g of protein, and 12g of fat. For 73 cents per serving, this recipe covers 21% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 1 person were impressed by this recipe. Head to the store and pick up water, onion, garlic, and a few other things to make it today. This recipe is typical of Southern cuisine. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 4 hours and 24 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 66%. This score is good. Similar recipes include Collard Greens With Bacon, Collard Greens with Bacon, and Bacon Collard Greens.

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Ingredients

Servings:
3 slices
3 slices bacon
bacon
1.5 lb
1.5 lb collard greens
collard greens
0.44 cloves
0.44 cloves garlic
garlic
0.5 cups
0.5 cups sweet green bell pepper
sweet green bell pepper
0.13 tsps
0.13 tsps red ground pepper
red ground pepper
0.5 cups
0.5 cups onion
onion
6.16 oz
6.16 oz smoked pork hock
smoked pork hock
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps salt
salt
1 tsp
1 tsp sugar
sugar
2 cups
2 cups water
water
3 slices bacon
3 slices
bacon
1.5 lb collard greens
1.5 lb
collard greens
0.44 cloves garlic
0.44 cloves
garlic
0.5 cups sweet green bell pepper
0.5 cups
sweet green bell pepper
0.13 tsps red ground pepper
0.13 tsps
red ground pepper
0.5 cups onion
0.5 cups
onion
6.16 oz smoked pork hock
6.16 oz
smoked pork hock
0.25 tsps salt
0.25 tsps
salt
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp
sugar
2 cups water
2 cups
water


Instructions

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.73
Ingredient
3 slices bacon
1.5 pounds collard greens
4 cloves garlic
½ cups sweet green bell pepper
½ cups onion
8 ounces smoked pork hock
Price
$0.85
$2.25
$0.27
$0.23
$0.18
$0.62
$4.39

Tips

Health Tips

  • Don't make the mistake of assuming turkey bacon is healthier than pork bacon. Read the labels and look for short ingredient lists (not too many artificial ingredients, preservatives, and other additives). If you're watching your sodium intake, pay attention to that too. It is also important to note that the American Institute for Cancer Research has stated the consumption of ANY processed meat could increase your risk of developing cancer. Although it is not yet clear what causes the increased cancer risk, it could be the preservatives or other chemicals commonly used during processing.

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

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Cooking Tips

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

  • To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.

  • If you have too much bacon (is this even possible?) you can freeze individual slices by laying them between sheets of wax paper. Even better, you can put them on a single sheet of wax paper and roll the paper in such a way that you can just unroll it later and remove however many slices you want.

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Green Tips

  • Bell peppers are unfortunately on the "dirty dozen" list compiled by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). You might want to buy them organic when you can.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
191 Calories
13g Protein
11g Total Fat
9g Carbs
23% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
191
10%

Fat
11g
18%

  Saturated Fat
4g
25%

Carbohydrates
9g
3%

  Sugar
2g
2%

Cholesterol
38mg
13%

Sodium
267mg
12%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
13g
27%

Vitamin K
496µg
473%

Vitamin A
5742IU
115%

Vitamin C
51mg
63%

Manganese
0.82mg
41%

Folate
150µg
38%

Calcium
280mg
28%

Fiber
5g
20%

Vitamin E
2mg
18%

Vitamin B6
0.28mg
14%

Potassium
419mg
12%

Vitamin B2
0.17mg
10%

Magnesium
35mg
9%

Vitamin B1
0.11mg
7%

Vitamin B3
1mg
7%

Iron
1mg
6%

Selenium
4µg
6%

Phosphorus
53mg
5%

Copper
0.09mg
5%

Vitamin B5
0.41mg
4%

Zinc
0.44mg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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