Collard Greens

Total Time:
1 hr 40 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive Prep:
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Cook:
1 hr 30 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 ham hock
  • 3 pounds collard greens, leaves torn and stems chopped
  • 1 cup ham drippings combined with 1 gallon water
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • Serving suggestion: baked Virginia Ham or Danish Ham, drippings reserved

    Directions

    Combine the ham hocks and collard greens in a large pot. Add the water, season with salt and pepper, and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook the greens gently until they are very tender, about 1 1/2 hours. Serve the greens accompanied by slices of baked ham.

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