Southern-Style Collard Greens

Collard greens perking up after long cold spell
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  • 70 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 60 mins
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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Scroll down to see more recipes using various greens, but this particular recipe is an easy recipe for southern style collard greens with ham hock or bacon, chopped onions, and red pepper. You and your friends and family are sure to enjoy them!

What You'll Need

  • 2 pounds of collard greens
  • 1 ham hock or 6 slices of cooked bacon
  • 1 medium onion, sliced or chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of crushed red pepper
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons Kosher salt

How to Make It

Clean and wash greens well; remove tough stems and ribs. Cut them up and place in a deep pot; add onion. Wash off ham hock and add to the pot. Add red pepper and salt. Add enough water to cover greens and cook until tender, about 1 hour. Taste and adjust seasonings. Serve with sliced tomato and corn bread.

Serves 4 to 6.


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