Soul Food Collard Greens

Summary

Yield
Servings
Sourcehttp://divascancook.com/soul-food-collard-greens-recipe-southern/
Prep time10 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time40 minutes

Description

These fresh collard greens are simmered away in a rich chicken broth infused with flavors from fresh onions, garlic, red pepper flakes, and that smokey, salty turkey leg

Ingredients

1 T
olive oil
1  
white onion ( finely diced)
3 clv
garlic (minced)
3 c
Chicken broth
1 t
red pepper flakes
1  
Large smoked turkey leg
32 oz
Collard greens. (thoroughly washed and cut into strip)
   
salt and pepper
   
hot sauce

Instructions

  1. In a large deep skillet or pot, heat olive oil on medium heat.
  2. Add in onions and cook until tender.
  3. Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant.
  4. Add chicken broth, red pepper flakes and smoked turkey.
  5. Bring to a boil and reduce heat.
  6. Cover and boil lightly for about 20-30 minutes.
  7. Remove turkey leg and let cool.
  8. Remove meat from bone and cut into bite-size pieces.
  9. Return meat and skin back to the pot.
  10. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  11. Add collard greens to pot, pushing them down if needed.
  12. When greens begin to wilt down, cover and simmer for up to 60 minutes or until your desired texture is reached, stirring occasionally.
  13. Add salt and pepper if desired.
  14. Plate the greens and pour on a few drops of hot sauce.
  15. Serve hot.