Bacon-Braised Greens Pressure Cooker Recipe

Recipe Category: Vegetables


Bacon-Braised Greens Pressure Cooker Recipe


SERVES 6 – Cooker: 5- to 8-quart – Time: 8 minutes at HIGH pressure

  • 4 slices bacon, diced
  • ½ white onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 bunch kale, washed well, center ribs removed, and chopped
  • 1 bunch collard greens, washed well, stems trimmed off, and chopped
  • 1 bunch mustard greens, washed well and chopped
  • pinch sugar
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons cider vinegar or juice of 1 lemon


  1. Place the bacon and onion in a 5- to 8-quart pressure cooker
  2. Turn the heat to medium-high and cook for 3 minutes to crisp the bacon slightly, stirring a few times
  3. Stir in the garlic, then add the greens, sugar, and broth, pushing down on the greens until they wilt enough to fit in the pot
  4. Close and lock the lid
  5. Set the burner heat to high
  6. When the cooker reaches HIGH pressure, reduce the burner heat as low as you can and still maintain HIGH pressure
  7. Set a timer to cook for 8 minutes
  8. Remove the pot from the heat
  9. Let stand for 6 minutes, then open the cooker with the Quick Release method
  10. Be careful of the steam as you remove the lid
  11. Do not drain
  12. Stir
  13. Taste for salt and pepper and stir in the vinegar

Full List of Vegetables Recipes
Full List of Bacon Recipes

Comments are closed.