Famous Recipes – Southern Collard Greens
Southern Collard Greens
Makes 6 servings.
Printed from Allrecipes, Submitted by Tina V. Hare
1 1/2 quarts water
1 1/2 pounds ham hocks
4 pounds collard greens,
rinsed and trimmed
1/2 teaspoon crushed red
pepper flakes (optional)
1/4 cup vegetable oil
salt and pepper to taste
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
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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