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Collard Greens

Makes: 6 to 8 servings
Prep 20 mins Cook 1 hr 15 mins
Collard Greens
Ingredients
  • 2  pounds  fresh collard greens
  • 2  cups  water
  • 1/2  cup  chopped onion
  • 1/2  cup  chopped green sweet pepper
  • 1/2  teaspoon  seasoned salt
  • 1/2  teaspoon  pepper
  • 1  smoked turkey leg (about 1 pound) or 1 meaty smoked pork hock (about 1 pound)
Directions

1. Remove stems from greens. Wash leaves; pat dry. Coarsely chop leaves to measure 8 cups; set aside.

2. In a Dutch oven or stockpot combine water, onion, sweet pepper, salt, pepper, and turkey leg or pork hock. Bring to boiling. Add greens; cover and reduce heat. Simmer about 1-1/4 hours or until greens are tender. Remove from heat; set aside and keep warm.

3. Remove turkey or pork from bone. Shred meat with two forks and return to greens. Discard bone. With a slotted spoon, transfer to a serving bowl. Makes 6 to 8 side-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts (Collard Greens)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 66,
  • Fat, total (g) 2,
  • chol. (mg) 20,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 5,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 9,
  • vit. A (RE) 196,
  • vit. C (mg) 27,
  • sodium (mg) 522,
  • calcium (mg) 81,
  • iron (mg) 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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