Southern Mixed Greens

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Beverley Williams

By
@Beverley1991

My mama used to cook these all the time when I was growing up. I still love them.

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Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

3 c
each: fresh collard, mustard & turnip greens
8 slice
bacon, chopped
6 oz
cooked ham, diced small
2 Tbsp
sugar
8 c
water
2 qt
chicken broth
to taste
salt & pepper

How to Make Southern Mixed Greens

Step-by-Step

  • 1To prepare the greens: Rinse them well. Cut the leaves from the stems and discard the stems. Then chop or tear the leaves into pieces. You should have 3 cups of the pieces for each type of greens.
  • 2Heat a large soup pot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Place the bacon pieces in the pot and cook until they are crisp.
  • 3Add the ham, chicken broth, water and sugar and bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes.
  • 4Stir in the green, salt and pepper.
  • 5Lower the heat. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  • 6Strain to serve.

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About Southern Mixed Greens

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Dairy Free, Low Carb