Collards ‘n’ Bacon…and Eggs

I was in the mood for greens yesterday morning.  Collard greens to be precise.

I love the giant, green leaves

Not to mention the benefits of eating green leafy veggies…

I was inspired by a client who made a delicious sounding dish with collard greens with bacon– what a phenominal idea. Bacon ‘n’ greens…what could be better?

I fried up some bacon,

Chopped my collards into strips, and put a little bacon greases into  a pan along with two tablespoons of water. I threw in the collards (stems and all), added some salt and pepper, and covered them to let them steam.

While my collards were steaming, I fried up some eggs.

After 10 minutes, the collards were bright green and tender. I topped them with eggs and bacon for a delicious, nutritous meal.


Chester was super jealous.

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5 Responses to Collards ‘n’ Bacon…and Eggs

  1. Nadine April 14, 2011 at 7:32 PM #

    Hi! These collards/bacon/eggs were unbelievably delicious! Thanks for your amazingly creative recipes! Nadine

  2. AllieNic April 15, 2011 at 10:33 AM #

    I’m so glad that you liked it! I can’t seem to get enough of the collards and bacon…it might be my new favorite combination!

  3. Bianca @ Confessions of a Chocoholic April 18, 2011 at 11:58 AM #

    This meal is something right up my alley! I love greens with egg, and bacon just makes everything better 😉

    • AllieNic April 18, 2011 at 12:28 PM #

      Thanks, Bianca! It’s true…bacon does make everything better…speaking of which, I was thinking of making some chocolate covered bacon soon…as a chocoholic, do you have any advice?


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