Keto Collard Greens

Dish Info

Think it is hard to get your greens in? These Keto Collard Greens with Bacon will convince you otherwise. You start by cooking the onion and garlic in bacon fat and then add in seasonings and a touch of vinegar to build a flavor profile that will have you wondering why you ever thought greens were boring or bland. This recipe is surprisingly delicious!


– 8 ounces bacon chopped – ⅓ cup chopped onion – 1 teaspoon minced garlic – 8 cups chicken broth – ¼ cup apple cider vinegar – 2 teaspoons Old Bay seasoning – 1 ½ teaspoons celery salt – ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes – ¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper – 12 ounces collard greens washed, trimmed, and chopped

– Set your Instant Pot to saute and spray with cooking spray.

– Once the pot is heated, add the bacon. Cook for 5 minutes. Add the onion and cook for another 8 minutes.

– Next, stir in the garlic and cook for an additional 1 minute. – Add 1 cup of the broth to the pot, and use a wooden spoon to scrape up anything stuck to the bottom of the pot.

– Add the remaining chicken broth, apple cider vinegar, Old Bay seasoning, celery salt, crushed red pepper flakes, and pepper to the pot. Stir to combine. – Add the collard greens to the pot.

– Hit cancel/warm and place the lid on the pot. – Let it sit for 5 minutes or until the collard greens begin to wilt. – After checking to ensure that the collard greens have wilted down, replace the lid and set to seal.

– Set the Instant Pot to high pressure for 5 minutes. – Once the time is up, allow the pressure to release naturally. – Season to taste and serve warm with hot pepper sauce.