Southern Cooked Greens

Total Time:
1 hr 50 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
1 hr 30 min

Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

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Ingredients
  • 1/2 pound raw bacon, chopped
  • 3 cups julienne onions
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Pinch cayenne
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallots
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 (12-ounce) bottle Dixie Beer
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 6 pounds greens, such as mustard greens, collard greens, turnip greens, kale,
  • and spinach, cleaned and stemmed
Directions

In a large pot, render the bacon until crispy, about 5 minutes. Add the onions and cook for about 6 to 7 minutes or until the onions are wilted. Season the mixture with salt, pepper and pinch of cayenne. Add the shallots and garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in the beer, vinegar, and molasses. Stir in the greens, a third at a time, pressing the greens down as they start to wilt. Cook the greens, uncovered for about 1 hour and 15 minutes.

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