Good For the Soul Pretzel Crisps

Sherri Williams


This is the 3rd of 4 Pretzel Crisps Finalist recipes. A down home southern meal in one tasty bite. Sho' nuf Good For the Soul! Cooking with Passion, sw:)

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24+-30 appetizers
10 Min
6 Hr


1 lb smoked ham shanks
3 carrots, peeled and sliced
1 cup dry red wine
3 cups low sodium ham stock
1/2 onion chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp herbs de provence
1 tsp course black pepper
1 cup collard greens chopped
1 tbsp vegetable oil
2 tsps kosher salt
1/2 cup mashed potatoes
1 tbsp pesto
24-30 pretzel crisps, original


1Combine ingredients 1-8 in a 4 quart crock pot. Make sure you have enough liquid to cover the ingredients. Cook on low for 6 hours. Remove meat and shred into pieces. Set aside **you can use precooked ham, this will save on the time**

Add oil to a heated medium sized skillet. Add collards and salt. Stir-fry for 5-7 minutes. Add 2 Tbsp of stock to collards. Remove from pan and set aside.

Meanwhile in a small mixing bowl, combine potatoes and pesto. Mix well.

On 24-30 pretzel crisps add some mashed potatoes, shredded ham shank and top with collard greens. Drizzle extra stock on top if you wish.