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Southern Collard Greens

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6

Smoked ham hock and chicken broth add mouth-watering southern charm to authentic collard greens. ...MORE+ LESS-

Stacey Little Stacey Little
December 9, 2013

Ingredients

2
cartons (32 oz each) Progresso™ chicken broth (8 cups total)
1
large onion, chopped
4
cloves garlic, crushed
1
smoked ham hock
2
packages (1 lb each) fresh collard greens, washed, trimmed
1
teaspoon salt
3/4
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons white vinegar

Steps

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  • 1
    In 10-quart stockpot or Dutch oven, heat broth over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic and ham hock. Heat to boiling.
  • 2
    Carefully add collards greens, one bag at a time. Once greens have wilted, stir in salt, pepper and vinegar.
  • 3
    Cover; cook 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours or until greens reach your desired tenderness.
  • 4
    Remove ham hock. Remove ham from bone; discard bone. Shred ham; return to stockpot and stir.

Expert Tips

  • Can’t find a smoked ham hock? You can use about 1 cup of chopped smoked ham instead.
  • Serve alongside piping hot cornbread with some pepper vinegar for a true Southern experience.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
3%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
1520mg
63%
Potassium
400mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
6g
26%
Sugars
3g
Protein
8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
150%
150%
Vitamin C
45%
45%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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