Recipe courtesy of Thomas Gosney

Jolly Greens

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  • Total: 3 hr 20 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 3 hr
  • Yield: 12 servings
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4 ham hocks

2 yellow onions

3 cloves garlic

1 bay leaf

2 cups water

16 ounces chicken broth

12 bunches collard greens


  1. Cook ham hocks, whole onions, whole garlic, bay leaf, water and broth in a large saucepan for 1 1/2 hours or until meat falls off bone. Add clean, roughly cut collard greens with stems removed. Cook uncovered for another 1 1/2 hours turning greens occasionally. Serve as side vegetable.