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    Southern Greens With a Kick

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    5 hrs 20 mins

    20 mins

    5 hrs

    PaulaG's Note:

    These greens are cooked in the crockpot. Use meaty ham hocks or ham bone and serve with fresh baked corn bread, green onions and ice tea for a great southern meal.

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    1. 1
      Tear the greens into large pieces, wash under running water to clean well, drain.
    2. 2
      Preheat a heavy skillet with olive oil, add sliced onion and garlic; cook stirring frequently until onions begin to lightly brown, add minced jalapeño peppers.
    3. 3
      Place the cooked onions in the bottom of the crockpot, add the drained greens,ham hock, crushed red pepper and water.
    4. 4
      Cook on low for 5 to 6 hours or until greens are tender.
    5. 5
      Remove meat from bones, discarding bone and fat.
    6. 6
      Shred the meat and return to pot, mixing well; adjust salt and pepper to taste.
    7. 7
      Top each serving of the greens with balsamic vinegar to taste.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 13, 2006


      These were FABULOUS! I loved them! They were perfectly cooked and perfectly seasoned! I used Kale, Beet and Turnip greens. I love making greens in the crockpot - thank you for a wonderful recipe!

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    • on August 08, 2005



    Nutritional Facts for Southern Greens With a Kick

    Serving Size: 1 (169 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 52.3
    Calories from Fat 31
    Total Fat 3.4 g
    Saturated Fat 0.4 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 4.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 5.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
    Sugars 1.9 g
    Protein 0.6 g

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    ham hocks

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