Collard Greens with Smoked Neckbones

Laina C


One of my family's favorite meals. We eat this a couple of times a months especially in the winter and around the holidays


★★★★★ 1 vote

25 Min
2 Hr


  • 3-4
    meaty smoked pork neckbones
  • 3-4 bunch
    collard greens
  • 2
    bay leaves, dried
  • 1
    yellow onion, chopped
  • 4 clove
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp
    balsamic vinegar
  • ·
    seasoning salt
  • ·
    onion powder
  • ·
    ground black pepper

How to Make Collard Greens with Smoked Neckbones


  1. In a 5-6 quart pot add neck bones fill the pot almost to the top with water. Season lightly with seasoning salt and onion powder. Boil neck bones for 1 hour.
  2. Clean the greens and de-stem greens . Add greens, onions, garlic and bay leaves to pot and cook for 30 mins.
  3. Take out neckbones and remove meat from bones. If meat is still tough put neckbones back in the pot and cook 20 mins. longer. Discard bones add Worcestershire sauce and vinegar. Cook for 20 more mins.
  4. Remove bay leaves, taste greens season with seasoning salt, onion powder and ground black pepper.
  5. Serve with hot sauce and cornbread.

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Course/Dish: Vegetables

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