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Southern Style Collard Greens

Rated as 4.82 out of 5 Stars
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"Southern-style greens like my mama use to make."
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Ingredients

4 h 15 m servings 189
Original recipe yields 10 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine onions, ham hocks, and garlic in a stockpot; add chicken broth. Cook mixture over medium heat until meat is falling off the bone, about 2 hours.
  2. Stir collard greens, vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper into the broth mixture; cook until greens have reached desired tenderness, about 2 more hours.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Turkey necks can be substituted for the ham hocks. Cook for 45 minutes instead of 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 189 calories; 9.7 14.2 11.8 34 1686 Full nutrition

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So it was my 1st time ever making greens like this, I usually just saute some kale when I cook greens. However, I just made 4 batches(2 with Ham Hocks & 2 with Turkey necks) of these greens for ...

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I am recently widowed trying to learn how to cook. I followed the receipe EXACTLY and it is a disaster. After the disaster I browsed other recipes to see if I could figure out what was wrong. ...

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So it was my 1st time ever making greens like this, I usually just saute some kale when I cook greens. However, I just made 4 batches(2 with Ham Hocks & 2 with Turkey necks) of these greens for ...

I halved this recipe, but still used 5 cloves of garlic and 1 tsp of salt. Also, I used pork neck instead of ham hocks. But talk about easy! This recipe was delicious! I served it with kielb...

I am recently widowed trying to learn how to cook. I followed the receipe EXACTLY and it is a disaster. After the disaster I browsed other recipes to see if I could figure out what was wrong. ...

I make collard green once a year on New Years Day, and this recipe is THE BEST one I have EVER tried!! I didn't have anyone to teach me how to cook them correctly so I didn't realize you had to...

Thank you for taking your time to post this. I never mastered the secret to awesome greens until a friend shared that cooking the smoked ham hock until falling falling off the bone first. Remo...

Bon and raised in the South I must admit this is one hell of a recipe. Very very good...I followed it exactly as written and I am pleased with the outcome.

I don't know how I've lived without these my entire 45 years! I'll make this recipe for the next 45 years!

Made this for a Sunday family dinner. SO good!

This was my first time making greens.......OOOOOOOH YEAH!!!!