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Braised Greens

Makes: 10 servings
Serving size: 3/4cup
Prep 25 mins Cook 15 mins
Braised Greens
Ingredients
  • 5  pounds  assorted greens: collard, kale, mustard, beet, and turnip
  • 2  tablespoons  olive oil
  • 1  cup  finely chopped fully cooked country ham or ham
  • 6  cloves minced garlic
  • 1  medium jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/3  cup  chicken broth
  • 1  tablespoon  packed brown sugar
  • 1/4  teaspoon  coarsely ground black pepper
  •  Balsamic or cider vinegar (optional)
Directions

1. Remove stems and thick ribs from greens. In large saucepan of boiling water immerse greens, one-fourth at a time, for 30 seconds. Remove greens with tongs to colander. Rinse under cold running water; cool. Coarsely chop.

2. In 4-quart Dutch oven heat oil over medium-high heat. Add ham, garlic, and jalapeno; cook and stir 1 minute. Add broth and brown sugar; stir to dissolve sugar. Add greens and black pepper; cook and stir until heated through. Serve immediately; sprinkle with vinegar. Makes 10 (3/4-cup) servings.

Nutrition Facts (Braised Greens)
  • Servings Per Recipe 10,
  • cal. (kcal) 86,
  • Fat, total (g) 4,
  • chol. (mg) 6,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 9,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 2,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 5,
  • sugar (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 6,
  • vit. A (IU) 7969,
  • vit. C (mg) 26,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 129,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 290,
  • Potassium (mg) 201,
  • calcium (mg) 182,
  • iron (mg) 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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