Collard Greens

Total Time:
4 hr 30 min
Prep:
30 min
Cook:
4 hr

Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 6 bunches collard greens
  • 1 small smoked turkey leg
  • 1/4 cup diced bacon
  • 2 tablespoons bacon grease
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce, such as Frank's RedHot
  • 2 crushed chile pods
  • 1/2 large onion
Directions
  • Wash the collard greens. Start by folding the collard greens in half and stemming each leaf (remove the large stem in the middle). Then chop the greens into 1-inch pieces.

  • Boil the turkey leg in a large pot filled with 8 cups water for about 1 hour. Then place the greens, bacon, grease, garlic, salt, hot sauce, chiles and onions in the pot. Bring to a boil then simmer for about 3 hours until the turkey leg and greens are tender.

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