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Collard Greens with Ham and Onion Recipe

Atkins Collard Greens with Ham and Onion
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 35 Minutes
Cook Time: 120 Minutes
Phase: Phase 2
Difficulty: Moderate
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  • 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 small Onions
  • 4 oz, boneless, cooked Fresh Ham
  • 2 lb Collards
  • 2 cup Chicken Broth, Bouillon or Consomme
  • 4 fl oz Sauvignon Blanc Wine
  • 1/4 cup Vinegar (Cider)
  • 1 oz, raw (yield after cooking) Salt Pork
  • 1 tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted Butter Stick


  1. Heat oil in a large heavy skillet with a tight-fitting lid over medium-high heat. Small dice the onion and ham.  Add them to the hot oil and sauté until lightly browned, about 4 minutes. 
  2. Remove the hard stems from the collard greens and coarsely chop.  Add to the pan along with the broth, wine, vinegar, whole salt pork, red pepper flakes and salt; stir to combine. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and cook 1½ hours, stirring occasionally. 
  3. Uncover and add butter. Cook an additional 10 minutes, with cover off, stirring occasionally. Discard salt pork and serve immediately.

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How to Calculate Atkins Net Carbs

Atkins Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols/Glycerin (if applicable)