World’s Best Southern-Style Collard Greens With Smoked Ham Hocks Recipe

World’s Best Southern-Style Collard Greens With Smoked Ham Hocks Recipe

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How To Make Southern Style Collard Greens With Ham Hocks

Boil 3 ham hocks in pot of water over low heat for approximately 2 hours or until meat falling off the bone tender

Meanwhile chop up 1 onion, 1/4 red pepper, and 4 strips of bacon

Chop and clean collard greens (as shown in the video)

Soak them in salt water vinegar solution as shown in video (check the video to see how to do it)

Rinse collard greens after soaking in solution for 1 hour

Once Ham Hocks are done chop the meat up into small pieces

Place a big pot over medium heat and add 3 tbs of oil to the pot. Add the sliced bacon onions and red pepper and stir

Add 2 tbs of minced garlic and the ham hock bones and meat

Allow this to fry for 5-10 minutes then add your collard greens and allow them to fry for 5 minutes or until they wilt (shrink)

Add your 5-6 cups of water or broth

Add your 2 boullion cubes.. add 4 if you didn’t use broth

Add season salt, sugar, pepper, garlic powder, crushed red peppers, and apple cider vinegar

Stir well then cover with a top and allow this to cook for 45 minutes

Southern style collard greens

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How to make collard greens, from Allrecipes