OK I am relinquishing my coveted collard green recipe that I created. It is awesome and amazes everyone who eats them. The best part is they are very low carb and Keto friendly 🙂

The secret to REALLY great collard greens is bacon grease. I keep a container of it around at all times, mainly because I CAN being on Keto!

Here’s how to make the magic happen….

Instant Pot Collard Greens **Low Carb – Keto**

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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Instant Pot


  • Instant Pot


  • 1 lb Choose your meat – Sausauge, bacon, ham, or whateer you have
  • 1 bunch Collard Greens - rinsed and stalks trimmed out


  • Put a few tablespoons of bacon grease in your Instant Pot. Saute the meat and the onions together until the onions are translucent and the meat is done (if not smoked).
  • Add the collards and enough chicken stock or bone broth to cover the collards.
  • Select “Manual” and set about 30 minutes. Let cook and slow release. If they aren’t quite done enough for you add another 10 minutes. Usually 30 is plenty.

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