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Debbie’s Kickin’ Collard Greens

An Olive Oil Recipe

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Prep Information

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

60 minutes


6 people


  • 2 tablespoons Chipotle Olive Oil
  • 3 slices bacon
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 lb. fresh collard greens, cut into 2-inch pieces


  • Heat the Chipotle Olive Oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add bacon and cook until crisp. Remove bacon from the pan, crumble it, and return to the pan. Add onion, and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook until just fragrant. Add collard greens, and fry until they start to wilt.
  • Pour in chicken broth and season with salt, pepper and red pepper flakes. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 45 minutes or until greens are tender.
  • Add smoked ham hocks after collards are cooked.
  • Add slices of Kielbasa, linguisa, or any other hot links.
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