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Wilted Greens


Wilted Greens

  • Author: MearaMay


6 slices of bacon

1/2 chopped onion

1/4 c wine vinegar

2 tbsp water

4 tsp sugar to taste

Pepper to taste

8 cups greens, such as collared or kale

Optional: hard-boiled eggs


Cook the bacon to a crisp. Drain and crumble, keeping the grease in pan. 

Cook onion in the grease until soft. Remove from heat to cool a bit. 

Add the wine, water, and seasoning to the onions and fat. Bring to a boil for 2 minutes 

Add the greens and toss and serve if you want texture, or cover and simmer 3-5 minutes for soggy. Add bacon and eggs to garnish. 

Keywords: greens, southern food, collered greens, collared greens, wilted lettuce, wilted greens, wilted kale, cooked kale, bacon,