Cooked Greens

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 30 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 1 hr 20 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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1 pound bacon, diced

1 onion, small diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 Fresno chiles, seeded, and diced

2 pound greens, cleaned, and stemmed (collard, Swiss chard or rapine)

Kosher salt

3 ounces white wine vinegar

Granulated sugar


  1. Heat a large saucepan over medium heat. Add bacon and cook until crisp. Add onions and garlic and cook for additional 2 minutes. Add chiles and cook for 1 more minute. Add greens, season with salt and cook for 1 hour over low heat until greens are tender. Add vinegar and a pinch of sugar and cook for 5 more minutes.
  2. Check seasoning and serve.