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.


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1To 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.
2Heat a large soup pot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Place the bacon pieces in the pot and cook until they are crisp.
3Add the ham, chicken broth, water and sugar and bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes.
4Stir in the green, salt and pepper.
5Lower the heat. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Stir occasionally.
6Strain to serve.

About this Recipe

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