Southern Style Greens, Millie's

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Millie Johnson

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@BISCUITMAKR

Southern Greens is always a welcome sight on any Southerner's table. These greens are very flavorful. I use whatever greens I have on hand at the time, be it turnip, mustard, collards or kale and even a mix of any of these. The country ham and sautéed veggies gives it a wonderfully savory flavor. Delicious served with a skillet of cornbread !

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 to 2 lb
    greens (I used frozen mustard greens this time, but turnip or collards are fine)
  • 1/2
    onion, diced
  • 1/2 c
    country ham, diced
  • 1/4 c
    diced bell pepper
  • 2-3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 3 c
    liquid, water or chicken broth/stock
  • 1 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    bacon drippings or oil
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper

How to Make Southern Style Greens, Millie's

Step-by-Step

  1. In large pot on high heat, add bacon grease and sauté onion, bell pepper, and country ham till onion is translucent. Add minced garlic and sauté for about 30-45 seconds.
  2. Add liquid, making sure to stir and get the bits off the bottom of pot. Now add the greens, sugar, salt and pepper.
  3. Stir and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, stirring now and then.

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About Southern Style Greens, Millie's

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom




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