Classic Collard Greens


Classic Collard Greens are a Southern dinner staple. Serve this yummy dish with a slice of Old-Fashioned Cornbread

Classic Collard Greens
Makes about 8 servings
  • 2 tablespoons bacon drippings
  • 2 cups chopped sweet onion
  • 4 bunches collard greens, stemmed and chopped (about 32 cups)
  • 1 smoked turkey leg
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  1. In a large Dutch oven, heat bacon drippings over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook, stirring occasionally, for 8 minutes or until onion is softened. Add collards in batches, stirring until wilted after each addition. Add turkey leg and next 3 ingredients; cover and cook for 25 minutes or until greens are tender. Stir in vinegar.

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