Turnip Greens Recipe

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Turnip Greens

Joyce Lowery

By
@jlowery55

This is not a traditional recipe for turnip greens, but most people who eat turnip greens seem to like them cooked this way.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 tsp
black pepper
1/4 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
white wine
1
jalapeno pepper, chopped
6 oz
bacon
2 tsp
salt
2 tsp
louisiana hot sauce
2 oz
bacon grease
2 qt
water
1 pkg
frozen turnip greens

Step-By-Step

1If using fresh greens, fill one side of sink with cold water and 1 teaspoon salt. Rinse leaves and place in other side of the sink. Repeat this process until leaves are clean. Cut stems from leaves and discard them.

2Place 2 quarts water in a large pot. Add salt, jalapeno pepper, and bacon. Boil covered 20 minutes.

3Place washed and cut greens in boiling water, a few leaves at a time. Pour sugar over top of greens. Add hot sauce and wine.

4Cook greens over medium heat until tender (about 1-1/2 hours).

5If desired, wash and dice turnips. Add to boiling water and cook with turnip greens.

6Note: Turnip greens will cook down. If needed, add water, just to cover greens during cooking.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern