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collard greens and smoked turkey necks

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Rebecca Satrom
San Diego, CA

An all time favorite of my co-workers. Collard greens are hit everytime at company parties. This recipe was perfected by James and his daughter Joann Brown.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 2 Hr

Ingredients For collard greens and smoked turkey necks

  • 1 lg
    yellow onion
  • 2 lg
    smoked turkey necks
  • enough water to cover the necks
  • 4 bunch
    collard greens
  • 1/2 tsp
    morton's seasoning salt ( to taste)
  • 2 Tbsp
    cooking oil (i use grapeseed oil) or pompeian: olivextra premium a blend of canola, extra virgin olive oil, and grapeseed oil

How To Make collard greens and smoked turkey necks

  • 1
    Cut up onion into 1/2 inch pieces Cut necks in half Add enough water to just cover the necks Cook until slightly tender; 1 hour on low boil.
  • 2
    While necks are cooking, wash collard greens and drain. Roll up leaf tightly, slice down the middle long ways. Chop leaf into bite size pieces.
  • 3
    Add collard greens to the turkey necks and water. Add 2 tbl. of oil Cook for an additional hour or more depending on how tender you like your greens.
  • 4
    The meat on the turkey necks should flake off the bone. Serve over a bed of rice for a complete meal.

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