Brazilian Style Collard Greens

May 7, 2018

Author Notes: Collard greens are a staple of Brazilian cuisine, serving as base or accompaniment to many traditional dishes, from Caldo Verde to the traditional Feijoada.

This Bacon-y goodness is the perfect side to any dish!
Aline Shaw

Serves: 2
Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 10 min


  • 1 bunch of collard greens, stems removed, thinly cut
  • 3 thick strips of smoked bacon, diced
  • 1/2 a large onion, diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
In This Recipe


  1. Heat the olive oil in a medium skillet over medium to high heat
  2. Add the bacon and cook until browned, about 3-4 mins
  3. Add the onions and cook until transparent, about 2 mins
  4. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about a minute
  5. Reduce the heat and add the collard greens and toss gently until the greens wilt a little, about 2 minutes

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