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mustard and turnip greens

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
gaynel mohler
junction city, OH

been making these greens for a while, they are so good. of course we could cheat and use the canned, but nothing is as good as fresh made.

★★★★★ 1
serves 1 large stockpot
prep time 2 Hr
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For mustard and turnip greens

  • 1 lb
    peppered bacon
  • 1 lg
    onion chopped
  • 4 bunch
    each turnip greens, mustard greens fresh
  • 2 tsp
    each seasoning salt and black pepper

How To Make mustard and turnip greens

  • 1
    tear or cut greens from large stems. discard thick stems.
  • 2
    wash greens, soak greens, wash greens, rinse greens. Make sure greens are washed good.I cannot stress enough to CLEAN AND WASH greens well. Sand does not dissolve in cooking !!!
  • 3
    In very large stock pot. place bacon that has been cut into 1 inch squares along with chopped onion and over medium high heat, cook until bacon is crisp and onion is transluscent. do not drain bacon drippings.
  • 4
    squeeze water by hand out of greens and put a handful at a time into hot pan. keep pan on medium heat as you do this until all greens are in pan. they will wilt down as they cook.
  • 5
    once greens are wilted down and bubbling, turn heat down and add seasonings. stirring occassionally.
  • 6
    cover and simmer over medium low heat until greens are tender. about 30 minutes.

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