Gina's Best Collard Greens

Total Time:
2 hr 15 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
2 hr

Yield:
8 to 10 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients
  • 5 bundles collard greens
  • 4 cups salted water
  • 3 large smoked ham hocks
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Salt
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
Directions
  • Thoroughly wash collard greens. Be sure to pull leaves apart and remove any sand. Chop collard greens.

  • In a medium saucepan, bring 4 cups of salted water to a simmer. Place smoked ham hocks in salted water and cover for about 90 minutes. Cook ham hocks until slightly tender. In the same saucepan, add remaining ingredients and collard greens.

  • Cover and cook greens for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.

  • *Cook's Note: Make sure at least half of ham hocks are covered with water. If not, add additional water.


CATEGORIES:
View All

Cooking Tips
More Recipes and Ideas
Loading review filters...
BROWSE REVIEWS BY KEYWORD
    Reviews
    FNK_CURRIED_SWEET_POTATO_PURREE_H_.jpg

    This recipe is featured in:

    The Best Kwanzaa Recipes