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Collard Greens Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Willie B. Williams
Added: Saturday, March 29, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 large bunches of collard greens
1 1/2 lbs ham hocks or smoked turkey necks or wings
1 t. salt
1 T. sugar
1 hot pepper pod (optional)
1 small onion, peeled and washed

Directions:
Directions:
Put meat in pot with 1 quart of water. Cover and cook over medium heat until tender. While meat is cooking, prepare greens. Check for insects and bad leaves. Cut off large stems up to leaves. Wash leaves and put them on top of each other (about six in a stack). Roll tight and cut into strips about 1 inch thick. Continue until all leaves are used up. Wash thoroughly and drain. Put in pot with cooked meat. Turn over in pot occasionally. When the greens start to get tender, add sugar, salt and pepper pod. Stir to mix in seasonings. Make well in center of pot and put in the onion, close to the bottom of the pot. Put likd back on and cook until well done.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Omit onion if cooking mustard and turnip greens.

 

 

 

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