Turnip Greens with Corn Meal Dumplings

Linda Griffith

By
@sothernladee

I haven't had this since my mother passed away. IT was one of her famous recipes and it brings back so many memories. When I was a child, I couldn't stand the sight of this dish, but as an adult, they are yummy. I just wish mine could turn out like my Mom's


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Serves:

6 or 8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 35 Min

Ingredients

1 large
bunch of turnip greens
1 lb
of slab bacon or ham hocks
water, boiling

CORNMEAL DUMPLINGS

1/2 c
yellow cornmeal
1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
garlic salt
1/8 tsp
pepper
1 large
egg
1/4 c
milk
1 Tbsp
butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash greens several times to remove grit.

Cook greens and bacon in kettle with water to cover until done; remove greens and meat. Sift dry ingredients into mixing bowl. Add egg, milk and butter; stir until batter is well mixed. Drop batter by teaspoonful into simmering broth. Cover tightly. Simmer for 15 minutes. Do not lift cover while dumplings are cooking. Salt and pepper to taste

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables