Collard Greens with Smoked Turkey Leg. Origin of southern collard greens: Collard greens have been cooked and used for centuries. Watch me make these Southern Collard Greens from start to finish! Serve the turkey leg pieces right along with the greens and savor a little piece of history!
My grandmother on my dad's side (may she rest), used to whip them up special for me pretty much any. A classic recipe for collard greens that uses smoked turkey to add some flavor. Greens are simmered in chicken stock, then spiced with a They were very well seasoned with the chicken broth, turkey leg and garlic. You can have Collard Greens with Smoked Turkey Leg using 9 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Collard Greens with Smoked Turkey Leg
- Prepare 3 of collard green bunches.
- It’s 1 of small onion roughly chopped.
- It’s 3 cup of chicken broth (can use stock).
- You need 3 clove of garlic roughly chopped.
- You need 1 tbsp of red pepper.
- Prepare 1 of smoked turkey leg (or wing!).
- It’s to taste of salt and pepper.
- Prepare of hot sauce.
- It’s 1 tbsp of olive oil.
Only difference is that we bought the pre-washed Wal-Mart bags of collard greens, but. Collard Greens with Smoked Turkey is probably the most exciting thing to ever happened to greens. Smoked turkey leg infuses these perfectly cooked greens with amazing flavor. This is a delicious side dish with southern roots.
Collard Greens with Smoked Turkey Leg instructions
- Rinse and clean greens. Separate greens from stems. Discard stems..
- Roll greens and do a rough chop. Set aside..
- In a large pot, sautee olive oil, onions, and garlic till slightly browned..
- Add 3 cups of chicken broth, red pepper flakes, and turkey leg. Bring to a boil and then simmer for 30 minutes. Strip meat from turkey leg if necessary for the liquid to absorb the flavor..
- Add greens to pot. Cook on low for 45 minutes to an hour. Do not boil!.
- Taste! Add salt and pepper to taste. May also add hot sauce or vinegar.
Add smoked turkey leg, onion, garlic cloves, red pepper flakes, chicken broth into Pressure Cooker. Then add collard greens on top, pushing down so that the greens are not sticking out the pressure cooker. Place lid on pressure cooker, making sure the valve is set to "Sealing." Pressure cook on high. Collard, mustard, or turnip greens on the other hand were a constant in my household. Cooking collard greens in the Instant Pot is the new wave for us.