Braised Mustard Greens with Bacon

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Braised Mustard Greens with Bacon |

I try to eat as many greens as I can, and this is gives a nice smoky flavor to the mustard greens which can have little taste on their own.

Prep time: 5 min     Cook time: 15 min    Makes: 2 cups

Braised Mustard Greens with Bacon |

Braised Mustard Greens with Bacon

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Paleo, Pork, Veggies, Whole30
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 233 kcal

This Braised Mustard Greens with Bacon recipe is an easy way to eat your greens along with the wonderful smoky flavor of bacon.



  • 1 bunch mustard greens
  • 4 slices bacon sugar free bacon if on Whole30
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste


  1. Wash and roughly chop the mustard greens.
  2. Chop the bacon.
  3. Heat the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat to render out the fat. Once the bacon is crisp, add the mustard greens in batches, stirring until it’s wilted enough to add more. Continue until all the mustard greens are in the pan.
  4. Add the chicken stock and balsamic vinegar. Cook for 10 more minutes until the greens are tender.
  5. Season with sea salt and pepper to taste
Nutrition Facts
Braised Mustard Greens with Bacon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 233 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 32mg11%
Sodium 464mg19%
Potassium 213mg6%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 8g16%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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