Southern Collard Greens

Southern Collard Greens

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"A must-eat dish on New Year's day."

Ingredients

3 h 10 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 471 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 471 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 34.3 g
  • 53%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.4g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 26.8 g
  • 54%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 77 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 130 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the water and the ham hock in a large pot with a tight-fitting lid. Bring to a boil. Lower the heat to very low and simmer covered for 30 minutes.
  2. Add the collards and the hot pepper flakes the pot. Simmer covered for about 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the vegetable oil and simmer covered for 30 minutes.
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Okay, for all of you who don't know the right way to eat greens, listen up: FIRST, respectfully forget Brad's recipe above this one -- YOU DON'T PUT SUGAR IN COLLARD GREENS. I am from Georgia ...

This is how I was taught to make collards by a dear friend from North Carolina, with 2 changes - no oil, and a splash of cider vinegar is essential. When the greens are fully cooked, I remove t...

Just a little note from another "Southern Belle", suger is sometimes used in greens(even collards)to cut the bitterness. Greens only sweeten after the first cold weather gets to them. My grand...