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Collard Greens

Updated February 10, 2017
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Serves8 to 10

CostInexpensive

Easy

Total Timeunder 4 hours

One Pot MealYes

OccasionBuffet, Casual Dinner Party

Recipe CourseVegetable

Dietary ConsiderationEgg-free, Gluten-free, Peanut Free, Soy Free, Tree Nut Free

Five Ingredients or LessYes

MealDinner

Taste and TextureSalty, Savory, Smoky

Type of DishVegetable

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds collard greens, stalks removed
  • Ham hock with reserved ham skin
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Salt and freshly milled pepper

Instructions

  1. Wash, drain, and chop the greens, set aside. Place the ham hock and skin in a large kettle, and add about 3 quarts cold water to cover. Bring to a boil over high heat. Simmer over moderate heat for 30 minutes. Add the greens and sugar and simmer for 2 hours. Drain the “likker” and serve it with the greens and spooned over corn bread.

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