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03-04-2008, 08:55 AM
I used tempeh bacon for this and it was really yummy.

Hot Collard Slaw
A warm and hearty salad recipe that uses flavorful winter greens.

3T olive oil
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
2 tablespoons whole-grain mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh-ground black pepper
1 clove garlic, crushed
6 cups collard greens (about 2 pounds), washed, dried, and cut horizontally into 3/4-inch strips
1/2 pound thick-cut turkey bacon, cut into 1/2-inch strips, cooked (optional)

Make the slaw: In a small bowl, combine 2 tablespoons olive oil, vinegar, mustard, salt, pepper and set aside. In a large saucepan over medium high heat, heat remaining olive oil. Add garlic clove and the greens and saute until tenderó5 to 6 minutes. Add the vinegar mixture and toss to distribute evenly. Transfer to a serving dish, top with bacon pieces if using, and serve immediately.