Southern Style Collard Greens

Ingredients

  • 2sweet onions, finely chopped
  • 2smoked ham hocks
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 (32 ounce) containers chicken broth
  • 3 (1 pound) packages collard greens, trimmed
  • ⅓ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt, or to taste
  • ¾ teaspoon ground black pepper, or to taste
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Combine onions, ham hocks, and garlic in a stockpot; add chicken broth. Cook mixture over medium heat until meat is falling off the bone, about 2 hours.

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  • Step 2

    Stir collard greens, vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper into the broth mixture; cook until greens have reached desired tenderness, about 2 more hours.

  • Cook's Note:

    Turkey necks can be substituted for the ham hocks. Cook for 45 minutes instead of 2 hours.

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