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Fresh Turnip, Mustard, or Collard Greens Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Oscar Caro Garland, Texas
Added: Friday, July 14, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 large bunch of greens (2 to 2 1/2lbs.)
3/4 lb salt pork
1/2 cup boiling water
salt to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Wash and clean greens thoroughly removing any spots or pulpy stems on greens; rinse till water is clean. Add salt to last water; place greens in colander to drain. Cook diced salt pork about 10 minutes in boiling water in sauce pan. Add washed greens a few at a time, cover pot, cook slowly until greens are tender. Do not overcook. Add additional salt if needed. Servings: 6-8 Prep: 30 min.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 to 8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Alternate method is to wash greens carefully and place in large pot with only the water that clings to the leaves. Chopped turnip roots may be added when greens are almost done. Add salt and bacon drippings after greens are tender. Serve with vinegar or hot sauce.

 

 

 

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