True Southern Style Collard Greens
How to Make True Southern Style Collard Greens
- I sometimes buy my collards prepared at my farmers market, they come bagged all nice and cut up ready to go or bundles of huge leaves. Either way just wash them well, soak them in your sink submerged in cold water. This is to get any dirt and what have you off of the leaves. Sometimes they can be a little dirty!
- After washing your prepared collards lay hem flat in a stack then cut out the large stem in the center. Then just cut them into strips and place them in your large stock pot, top with water, vinegar, salt and Hamhock/ham. They will fill your pot plus some, but just start them boiling and it will wilt down quickly, then you can place your lid.