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Mamma Ratto's Curly Mustard Greens with Bacon

Curly Mustard Greens have a distinctive spicy flavor making it a favorite side dish. I like to serve it with thick grilled pork chops, pot roast or fresh ham. My family looks forward to this specialty on New Years Day and other festive occasions.


6 thick slices bacon

1 large white onion, coarsely chopped

2 pounds RATTO BROS. Curly Mustard Greens

1 tablespoon cider vinegar

½ red pepper, diced

Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


Fry bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels and crumble. Set aside. With the drippings in the pan, sauté the onion and red pepper until limp and then add the greens and cook, stirring from time to time, until wilted and tender 5 to 6 minutes. Season well with salt and pepper. Garnish with the bacon. Add the cider vinegar to taste. Serves 6.