How to Make a Pot of Southern GreensTuesday, December 22, 2015
- Create a broth for the greens by braising smoked meat with stock, onions and aromatics.
- Thoroughly wash greens, destem and slice.
- Add greens to the pot and cook in the seasoned broth until tender.
2 yellow onions, sliced
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tbsp smoked paprika
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
6 cups chicken stock, preferably homemade
2 bay leaves
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar, more as needed
5 lbs organic collard greens (or a mix of collards, mustard greens, turnip greens and kale)
2 tbsp butter
Salt, to taste
Total Time: Up to 4 hours
Yield: Serves 8
Special Equipment: Large (preferably Dutch oven) pot with lid