Healthier Southern style collard greens

Lark Dunton


Best collards I every fixed! My kids even liked them


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10 Min
1 Hr 30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1
    smoked turkey leg
  • 1 small
    chopped red onion
  • 3 clove
    chopped garlic
  • 2 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1 bunch
    collard greens
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • ·
    pepper sauce
  • 4 c
    chicken or pork broth
  • 2 c

How to Make Healthier Southern style collard greens


  1. set turkey leg to boil- boil till soft. Once this is soft you will add it to the greens
  2. while smoked turkey is boiling, wash and chop collards. Cut stems out, lay them all out in a flat stack, roll up and slice to make strips of greens
  3. put 4 cups of broth and 2 cups of water in a pan to heat. Add Collards, and bring to a boil then reduce heat to simmer
  4. add onions, garlic olive oil, salt and pepper. simmer for about 1 and 1/2 hours. Add the turkey whenever it gets tender.
  5. serve with pepper sauce if you like it, pot liquor is really good on corn bread too

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About Healthier Southern style collard greens

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #Farm Fresh

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