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Turnip Greens Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Hazel Ellis Chandler
Added: Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 bunches fresh turnip greens
1 c. (or more) leftover ham, cut in pieces
2 tsp sugar
2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
2T. hot pepper sauce

Directions:
Directions:
Wash and clean turnip greens in soda water. Rinse. Wash again in salt water. Rinse well. Place in a large boiler with 1 cup boiling water. Add ham, sugar, salt,black pepper and hot pepper sauce. Cover and cook on medium heat until greens are tender. Add more water if needed.

 

 

 

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