Southern Style Greens

Southern Style Greens
Recipe Type: veggie
Cuisine: Soul Food
Author: Spencer Musselman
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  • 3 bunches Collards, kale, chard, mustard, or turnip cleaned, stem cut out, and chopped
  • 3 tbsp oil or bacon grease
  • two dried chili’s such as cayenne, <g class=”gr_ gr_28 gr-alert gr_spell ContextualSpelling ins-del multiReplace” id=”28″ data-gr-id=”28″>arbol</g>, chipotle(although it won’t saute)
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup of red wine vinegar
  • 1.5 cups of homemade chicken stock
  • 1/2 of a thinly sliced onion
  • 1 ham hock ( you can use less if you get your butcher to slice them for you)
  1. Saute onion, chile, and ham hock in oil for a few minutes
  2. Add sugar and stir till pretty much dissolved
  3. Add greens and toss with oil and sugar mixture cook for a minute
  4. Add stock and vinegar put on cover raise heat to medium high until pressure is high. Lower to a simmer and cook 12-15 minutes. (If you don’t have a pressure cooker simmer for 45 minutes or until greens are tender)
  5. Take off heat and serve(Cornbread is a great side with any greens and the pot liquor)
Serving size: 4



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