Slow Cooker Greens and Dumplings

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 4 hr 15 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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1 1/2 pounds collard greens, chopped

1 1/2 pounds kale, chopped 

1 pound thick-cut pancetta, diced 

3 cups chicken stock 

One 15.5-ounce can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 

2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 

1 tablespoon brown sugar 

A few shakes hot sauce, such as Tabasco 

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 

Freshly ground black pepper 

2 cloves garlic, minced 

2 large shallots, finely chopped 

One 11-ounce can French bread dough, sliced into 1/2-inch pieces 


  1. Combine the greens, pancetta, chicken stock, beans, apple cider vinegar, brown sugar, hot sauce, salt, pepper, garlic and shallots in a slow cooker and fold to combine. Top with the bread dough. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours.
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