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

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  • 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

  1. To 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.
  2. Heat a large soup pot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Place the bacon pieces in the pot and cook until they are crisp.
  3. Add the ham, chicken broth, water and sugar and bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the green, salt and pepper.
  5. Lower the heat. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  6. Strain 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




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