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Food – Gina’s Best Collard Greens

Food - Gina's Best Collard Greens

Note: I skipped the sugar for this recipe.

Gina Best Collard Greens

Ingredients
5 bundles collard greens
4 cups salted water
3 large smoked ham hocks
1 cup sugar
Salt
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
Directions
Thoroughly wash collard greens. Be sure to pull leaves apart and remove any sand. Chop collard greens.

In a medium saucepan, bring 4 cups of salted water to a simmer. Place smoked ham hocks in salted water and cover for about 90 minutes. Cook ham hocks until slightly tender. In the same saucepan, add remaining ingredients and collard greens.

Cover and cook greens for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.

*Cook’s Note: Make sure at least half of ham hocks are covered with water. If not, add additional water

Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/neelys/ginas-best-collard-greens-recipe/index.html?oc=linkback

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