Best Ever Collard Greens Recipe

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Best Ever Collard Greens Recipe


1 pound raw collards
¼ pound lean ham (or smoked turkey), diced
3 cups hot water or chicken broth
1 Tablespoon of vegetable oil
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
1 Tablespoon sugar


Brown the ham in a tiny bit of oil in a large pot. Remove the cooked ham from the pot and set it aside. Add hot water or broth, greens, 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, salt and pepper to the pot. Cover and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes. Sprinkle sugar over greens and return ham to pot. Cover and cook together 15 more minutes.

For more information contact:
Geissler Baker, M.Ed., Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences
Guilford County Center, 3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro, NC 27405
Phone: 336-375-5876, Fax: 336-375-2295
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Geissler Baker/Guilford County Cooperative Extension

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