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healthier southern style collard greens

Recipe by
Lark Dunton
Roanoke, VA

Best collards I every fixed! My kids even liked them

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For healthier southern style collard greens

  • 1
    smoked turkey leg
  • 1 sm
    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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