Southern Mixed Greens

Beverley Williams

By
@Beverley1991

My mama used to cook these all the time when I was growing up. I still love them.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3 c
each: fresh collard, mustard & turnip greens
8 slice
bacon, chopped
6 oz
cooked ham, diced small
2 Tbsp
sugar
8 c
water
2 qt
chicken broth
to taste
salt & pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
To prepare the greens: Rinse them well. Cut the leaves from the stems and discard the stems. Then chop or tear the leaves into pieces. You should have 3 cups of the pieces for each type of greens.
2
Heat a large soup pot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Place the bacon pieces in the pot and cook until they are crisp.
3
Add the ham, chicken broth, water and sugar and bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes.
4
Stir in the green, salt and pepper.
5
Lower the heat. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Stir occasionally.
6
Strain to serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Dairy Free, Low Carb