Southern Style Collard Greens

Southern Style Collard Greens

tybright31 5

"Southern-style greens like my mama use to make."


4 h 15 m servings 187 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 187 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 9.7 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.1g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 11.8 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 1686 mg
  • 67%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine onions, ham hocks, and garlic in a stockpot; add chicken broth. Cook mixture over medium heat until meat is falling off the bone, about 2 hours.
  2. Stir collard greens, vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper into the broth mixture; cook until greens have reached desired tenderness, about 2 more hours.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Turkey necks can be substituted for the ham hocks. Cook for 45 minutes instead of 2 hours.
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  1. 10 Ratings


Made this for a Sunday family dinner. SO good!

I halved this recipe, but still used 5 cloves of garlic and 1 tsp of salt. Also, I used pork neck instead of ham hocks. But talk about easy! This recipe was delicious! I served it with kielb...

I don't know how I've lived without these my entire 45 years! I'll make this recipe for the next 45 years!

Excellent authentic southern style greens. Used some seasoned salt, a bit of organic no-salt seasoning from Costco, mixed collards, turnip greens, & kale. Otherwise made it just as the recipe ...

Just like my in laws make theirs! I've made these for tha

Came out delish

Big hit at the Senior Center, added lots of ham chuncks & bacon

Greens were the best tasting I've had at home in awhile. So much flavor. Family loved it.

So it was my 1st time ever making greens like this, I usually just saute some kale when I cook greens. However, I just made 4 batches(2 with Ham Hocks & 2 with Turkey necks) of these greens for ...