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Southern greens

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Southern greens. Get inspired and try out new things.
True southern tender collard greens flavored with smokey bacon. We all have that one dish that is pretty much or signature dish. It just so happens that I have several, and collard greens happens t…

118 · 41 minutes · This classic southern soul-food style recipe for collard greens is an instant crowd-pleaser! Add different proteins, like ham or bacon, to give these delicious greens a savory flavor.

10 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 lb Bacon ends
Produce
  • 4 lbs Collard greens
  • 1 tsp Garlic
  • 1 Jalapeno pepper, large
  • 1 Onion, large
Canned Goods
  • 6 cups Chicken broth
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper, ground
  • 1 tsp Seasoning salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 2 tbsp Distilled vinegar, white
Liquids
  • 2 cups Water
Collard greens with bacon are a delicious side dish that we love making with fried chicken. This collard greens recipe is easy, and makes the perfect comfort food! #spendwithpennies #greens #collardgreens #collard #friedcollardgreens #baconandcollardgreens #collardgreensandbacon

Collard greens are the perfect southern-inspired dish with soul. Collard greens are sauteed in bacon and butter for a tender delicious side dish!

These authentic Soul Food Collard Greens are braised in a savory meat flavored and perfectly spiced pot liquor resulting in an amazing tender silky texture.  Serve with cornbread or candied yams for a true downhome meal.  Looking for the real deal?  This is a true Southern’s dream! #soulfood #collardgreens #vegetables

These authentic Soul Food Collard Greens are braised in a savory meat flavored and perfectly spiced pot liquor resulting in an amazing tender silky texture. Serve with cornbread or candied yams for a true downhome meal. Looking for the real deal? This is a true Southern’s dream! #soulfood #collardgreens #vegetables

Green Beans and Tomatoes

1 · It was delicious! I fried some bacon and added to it ! Along with scallions and shallots.

12 ingredients

Produce
  • 1 tbsp Garlic
  • 2 lbs Green beans
  • 2 cups Tomatoes
  • 1 cup Vidalia onion
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 tbsp Brown sugar, light
  • 1/4 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp Italian seasoning, dried
  • 1 Kosher salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
Dairy
  • 1 tbsp Butter
Liquids
  • 1/2 cup Water
Southern Green Beans (A Classic Southern Side Dish)

41 · 50 minutes · Now these easy Southern Green Beans combines fresh green beans, smoked bacon, and onion into the most mouth watering side imaginable.

7 ingredients

Meat
  • 4 slices Bacon
Produce
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 2 lbs Green beans, fresh
  • 1 Onion, medium
Canned Goods
  • 2 1/2 cups Chicken broth
Dairy
  • 2 tbsp Butter
Other
  • Optional 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning (please see notes)
Fresh green beans, slow stewed in the Southern way with cubed or sliced fatback, salt pork or bacon and shown here with potatoes.

Fresh green beans, slow stewed in the Southern way with cubed or sliced fatback, salt pork or bacon and shown here with potatoes.

8 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 tbsp Butter or bacon fat
  • 5 oz Fatback
Produce
  • 6 Potatoes or very small red potatoes, tiny new
  • 2 lbs Snap or pole beans, fresh green
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Black pepper, freshly cracked
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1 Salt
Liquids
  • 4 1/2 cups Water
Country Green Beans with Ham and Potatoes - Green beans, slow stewed in a ham broth, with chunks of torn ham or tasso and potatoes, and served with a flavorful pot likker.

Green beans, slow stewed in a ham broth, with chunks of torn ham or tasso and potatoes, and served with a flavorful pot likker.

11 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 tbsp Butter or bacon fat
  • 3/4 cup Country ham
  • 2 Meaty smoked ham hocks or ham bone
Produce
  • 2 lbs Green beans, fresh
  • 1 cup Onion
  • 1 lb Potatoes, red
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Black pepper, freshly cracked
  • 1/4 tsp Creole or cajun seasoning
  • 1 Salt and pepper
Liquids
  • 2 qt Water
Other
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon or base (like Better than Bouillon)
Fresh Tomato and Summer Squash Bake with Panko, onions and fresh herbs. Photo by The_Swedish_Chef

What a perfect way to celebrate Summer's Bounty, than with a fresh vegetable bake that uses common items from your Summer garden? The flavours burst in your mouth, and despite the bacon and cheese, this is NOT a heavy dish! I served it with Dijon-Tarragon Cream Chicken and cornbread slices. NOTE I: the original recipe was from a free pamphlet and had the most vague of ingredient ratios and instructions. It took 1/2 a day for me to get the proportions correct so ANYBODY could make it and…

13 ingredients

Meat
  • 1/2 lb Bacon
Produce
  • 2 tbsp Basil, fresh
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 2 cups Summer squash
  • 2 cups Tomatoes, fresh
  • 2 cups Vidalia onions
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Black pepper, ground
  • 1 tsp Sea salt, ground
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 Olive oil
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 cup Panko breadcrumbs
Dairy
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 2 cups Cheddar cheese