Rating: 4.5 stars
59 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 45
  • 4 star values: 12
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1

Traditional seasonings for southern greens are bacon grease or ham. This healthier version is a delicious alternative. Serve as-is or with sauteed bell peppers, onions, and garlic.



Original recipe yields 5 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring chicken broth, water, oil, salt, and pepper to a boil in a stockpot. Add turnip greens and sugar and return to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring every 15 minutes, until greens are tender, at least 30 minutes or up to 2 hours.


Cook's Note:

You can substitute collard greens for turnip greens.

Nutrition Facts

105 calories; protein 1.8g; carbohydrates 6.1g; fat 8.6g; cholesterol 2mg; sodium 530.1mg. Full Nutrition