Instant Pot Collard Greens

This recipe proves to be the perfect comfort food for your busy workdays!

Collard Greens cooked with the bacon strips and a couple of flavors winds up being a heavenly and nutritious dish.

Much better and faster than cooking collard greens on the stovetop.

Instant Pot Collard Greens Recipe Video

What is Collard Green?

It belongs to a similar vegetable family as Cabbage and Broccoli.

It is known for its huge, dim-shaded, consumable leaves.

It’s no big surprise that collard greens have become so firmly connected with the profound south and are a staple in Southern food.

Should I rinse Collard Green?

Absolutely! Rinse them properly before using them as they are quite sandy.

Make sure to wash and rinse a few times until you see no trace of dirt left in the bowl.

Can I add water to the recipe?

You surely won’t have the need to add any liquid to the recipe as long as you are not making a gravy.

Collared Greens are rich in that already and for that to not get burnt we have utilized sesame oil.

Instant Pot Collard Greens

Collard Greens are bitter. What can I do?

Collard Greens are naturally a bit bitter.

If your casserole tastes bitter, you can maintain the correct balance of sweetness and spice to it.

Try to add a little apple cider or coconut sugar to remove the bitterness.

What else can I add?

  • Try adding more spices of your choice to spice it up a bit.
  • Utilize olive oil instead of sesame oil.
  • Add broth to make it a gravy.

How to serve

Instant Pot Collard Green is usually enjoyed on New Year’s with some Potato or Corn alongside of  fresh bread to complete it as a whole healthy meal.

How to make Instant Pot Collard Greens

Gather the necessary ingredients.

Instant Pot Collard Greens

Saute the instant pot for 5 minutes and add toasted sesame oil into it.

Instant Pot Collard Greens

Add previously chopped onions, bacon strips, black pepper, salt, and mix.

Instant Pot Collard Greens

Now add the greens (Collard Greens and chili) and set the pot to High Pressure for 6 minutes.

Instant Pot Collard Greens

Do a Quick Release. Stir and mix.

Instant Pot Collard Greens

Dish out to serve hot.

Instant Pot Collard Greens

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Instant Pot Collard Greens

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Course: Appetizer, party, Side Dish
Cuisine: modern, southern
Keyword: ancho chilies, collard greens, Instant Pot Collard Greens
Prep Time: 9 minutes
Cook Time: 11 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 5

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp sesame oil toasted
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 6 oz bacon chopped
  • 1 green chili chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • 1 cup collard greens chopped

Instructions

  • Press "saute" and add sesame oil.
  • Add chopped onions, bacon, salt, black pepper and stir for 2 minutes.
  • Add chili and collard greens and mix for 2 more minutes.
  • Close the lid and cook on high pressure for 6 minutes.
  • When cooking time is complete, do a quick pressure release.
  • Serve and enjoy 🙂

Nutrition

Calories: 392kcal Carbohydrates: 3g Protein: 1g Fat: 42g Saturated Fat: 14g Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g Monounsaturated Fat: 19g Cholesterol: 32mg Sodium: 548mg Potassium: 47mg Fiber: 1g Sugar: 1g Vitamin A: 368IU Vitamin C: 4mg Calcium: 25mg Iron: 1mg

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