Southern Collard Greens with Dijon and Bacon

Southern Collard Greens with Dijon and Bacon

The name says it all! Southern food is simply amazing and comforting. I have tried a few recipes with collard greens and this my favorite!


  • 1 (16 oz) bag collard greens, fresh
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup bacon, cooked, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2/3 cup water


  1. In a large skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add collard greens and sautée for about 3-4 minutes or until collards start to wilt. Add in onion and cook for an additional 3-4 minutes or until onion is tender. Toss in bacon.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together dijon mustard, Apple cider vinegar, honey, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, salt and pepper. Add to skillet and stir. Cook for 1 minute.
  3. Stir in water and cover with lid. Allow to cook for about 5 minutes or until sauce is thickened. Remove and serve warm.
  4. Enjoy!!

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