Instant Pot Collard Greens
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These Instant Pot collard greens are so tender and delicious, and cook in a fraction of a time compared to boiling them on the stove! Once you cook collard greens in the Instant Pot, you'll never make them any other way!
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 lbs collard greens
  • ½ cup water or chicken stock
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Put water and collard greens in the Instant Pot. Close the lid and turn the valve to a Sealing position.
  2. Press the "Pressure Cook" or "Manual" button and set the time to 25 minutes on High pressure.
  3. When the Instant Pot is done cooking, quick release (QR) the steam.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
You can add pre-cooked hamhocks or smoked turkey to Instant Pot together with collard greens.
You can also saute chopped bacon in the Instant Pot, then add water and collard greens for bacon-flavored variation.
Recipe by Melanie Cooks at