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New Years Greens for Prosperity Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Pretti
Added: Thursday, January 1, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Either fresh or frozen greens (I prefer collard greens)
1/3 lb bacon cut up
1/4 onion diced
1 clove garlic
1 T. oil
vinegar
salt and pepper to taste
water
pepper sauce (sauce from pepper packed in vinegar)

Directions:
Directions:
Brown onion, garlic and bacon in oil. Add greens, cook until slightly wilted. Cover with water, bring to boil, turn down and simmer until tender. Salt to taste. I like to also add about 1/8 c. white vinegar.

Serve with slotted spoon, add pepper sauce to taste if you like.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Served in the South as a New Years Day dish often with ham and greens for good luck and prosperity.

 

 

 

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