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Southern Collard Greens with Smoked Turkey

Updated: Feb 2, 2021

Southern Collard Greens with Ham hocks or Smoked Turkey

History (Wikipedia)

Collards are also known as tree cabbage or non-heading cabbage. Though greens did not originate in Africa but originated in the eastern Mediterranean, it wasn't until the first Africans arrived in Jamestown, Virginia in the early 1600s that America got its first taste of the dark green, leafy vegetable.

Course: Side Dish

Cuisine: Southern/ Soul Food

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 4 hours

Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes

Author: The Southern Spice Rack


3 lbs collard greens washed, and cut (Remove all the stems)

2-3 medium sized smoked ham hocks or smoked turkey

10 cups water

3/4 cup SPR Collard Green Seasoning

1 large onion diced


1. Start off by placing the smoked ham hocks and the 10 cups of water to boil

2. Cook on medium heat for 2-3 hours, or until tender

3. Add the SSR Collard Green Seasoning and the large diced onion

4. Add the collard greens

5. Continue to cook on medium heat and let the greens cook for one and a half hours, or until tender

6. Serve with cornbread, Enjoy

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