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Collard Greens #1

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Category: Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 4 Bunches collard greens
  • 2 c Chicken soup stock (see
  • -recipe) or canned chicken
  • -broth
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 ds Tabasco
  • 2 tb Bacon drippings


In earlier times in our culture, slaves were allowed to grow a few crops
for themselves, but they obviously were not crops that the "house" would
want to claim. Collard greens are a mite bitter if you don't know what to
do with them, so collard greens became a part of the soul diet in the

This recipe is simple and just delicious. Don't talk to me about cooking
greens too long. In this case it is part of the tradition.

Wash the greens very well. Shake dry and place in a kettle. Add the
chicken broth and bring to a full boil. Lower the heat and keep the pot at
a heavy simmer until the greens are tender and to your liking. Add the
seasonings and bacon fat.

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