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  • Smothered Greens

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size 1 cup
    Calories 80
    Total Fat 2 g
    Saturated Fat less than 1 g
    Cholesterol 16 mg
    Sodium 378 mg

    Servings and Times

    Servings 5

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Water 3 cups
    Smoked turkey breast, skinless ¼ pound
    Hot pepper, freshly chopped 1 tablespoon
    Cayenne pepper ¼ teaspoon
    Cloves, ground ¼ teaspoon
    Garlic, crushed 2 cloves
    Thyme ½ teaspoon
    Scallion, chopped 1 stalk
    Ginger, ground 1 teaspoon
    Onion, chopped ¼ cup
    Greens (mustard, turnip, collard, kale, or mixture) 2 pounds
    Tip: Use a small amount of skinless smoked turkey breast instead of fatback to lower the fat content but keep the taste.
    1. Place all ingredients except greens into large saucepan and bring to a boil.
    2. Prepare greens by washing thoroughly and removing stems.
    3. Tear or slice leaves into bite-size pieces.
    4. Add greens to turkey stock. Cook 20-30 minutes until tender.
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