This is a modification of a Southern-style mustard greens recipe. I had a friend who made these approximately like this (I think she added smoked neck bones), and they were full of flavor and delicious. Even my picky child asked for more!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
50 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine chicken stock and mustard greens in a large stockpot; add ham, bacon, onion, vinegar, and butter. Bring stock to a rolling boil. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes; reduce heat to low and simmer until greens are tender, about 30 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes.

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Cook's Notes:

All kinds of smoked meats can be added or substituted here. Ham hocks are a great choice, as are smoked neck bones (use turkey for a lower fat option), but I highly recommend at least having ham in there.

Substitute 2 to 3 tablespoons chicken bouillon or 1 packet Knorr(R) Homestyle Stock mixed with 8 cups water for the chicken stock, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

134 calories; protein 6.9g; carbohydrates 3.5g; fat 10.6g; cholesterol 28mg; sodium 1094.2mg. Full Nutrition
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3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
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Rating: 5 stars
11/23/2020
This is delicious! I used 5 more slices of bacon to substitute for the ham. I would fry the bacon a little before making it again. I used dill pickle juice instead of the rice wine vinegar (as suggested by another contributor whose I recipe I couldn't find again :( ) I also didn't use the red pepper flakes, but might the next time. Read More
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