Tennessee Greens Recipe

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Tennessee Greens

Greg Hale

By
@volman4

You will love the greens but fight over the Pot Likker

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4 or 2 that are really hungry
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

1 bunch
greens, (collard, mustard or a mix of both)
2 Tbsp
butter
1/2 pkg
pork fatback or 1/2 lb bacon
1 Tbsp
vinegar ( i use apple cider vinegar)
1/2 qt
water
salt and pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

1I a 2 quart mix water, vinegar,butter with salt and pepper and bring to a boil
2Wash greens thoroughly and add to the pot, don't worry if it is above the top because they will wilt down
3In a separate large sided skillet( I use cast iron) fry fatback or bacon til almost crisp.
4After greens are tender, pull them out and let them set in a strainer for a few minutes to drain. Then add them to the skillet and let them fry in the grease flipping them constantly
5Add a little bit of the water you saved if they get dry. When they start absorbing the grease they are done. Eat and enjoy
6The water left over from boiling them can be add to them on the plate to keep them moist. Now that's good eating I don't care what anyone says.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #greens, #vegtables