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Southern-Style Collard Greens


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  • 2 pounds of collard greens
  • 1 ham hock or 6 slices of cooked bacon
  • 1 medium onion, sliced or chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of crushed red pepper
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons Kosher salt


Clean and wash greens well; remove tough stems and ribs. Cut them up and place in a deep pot; add onion. Wash off ham hock and add to the pot. Add red pepper and salt. Add enough water to cover greens and cook until tender, about 1 hour. Taste and adjust seasonings. Serve with sliced tomato and corn bread.
Serves 4 to 6.

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