Farmer’s Market Week: Collard Greens with Bacon

Here’s the final recipe for Farmer’s Market Week.  Collard greens grow like weeds in the garden.  Luckily they’re easy to cook up any day.

 Collard Greens w/ Bacon:

  • 4 slices bacon
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 1 bunch collard greens (or spinach)
  • 4 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • salt & pepper to taste

skillet, saucepan, steamer

Wash collard greens.  In skillet, cook bacon till crisp, remove, cool and crumble.  In bacon drippings, sauté onions, remove. In saucepan, place steamer and enough water to come to the bottom of the steamer, add greens and steam until tender.  Mix honey & vinegar, and a little of the bacon drippings if you like.  Toss all ingredients together and serve.