Turnip Greens

Turnip Greens

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Joyce Lowery

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@jlowery55

This is not a traditional recipe for turnip greens, but most people who eat turnip greens seem to like them cooked this way.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    white wine
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper, chopped
  • 6 oz
    bacon
  • 2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    louisiana hot sauce
  • 2 oz
    bacon grease
  • 2 qt
    water
  • 1 pkg
    frozen turnip greens

How to Make Turnip Greens

Step-by-Step

  1. If using fresh greens, fill one side of sink with cold water and 1 teaspoon salt. Rinse leaves and place in other side of the sink. Repeat this process until leaves are clean. Cut stems from leaves and discard them.
  2. Place 2 quarts water in a large pot. Add salt, jalapeno pepper, and bacon. Boil covered 20 minutes.
  3. Place washed and cut greens in boiling water, a few leaves at a time. Pour sugar over top of greens. Add hot sauce and wine.
  4. Cook greens over medium heat until tender (about 1-1/2 hours).
  5. If desired, wash and dice turnips. Add to boiling water and cook with turnip greens.
  6. Note: Turnip greens will cook down. If needed, add water, just to cover greens during cooking.

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About Turnip Greens

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern



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