Karen Washington, co-owner of Rise & Root Farm in Chester, New York, says this recipe is a staple on her holiday table. You’ll find ham hocks and smoked turkey in the meat department at most larger markets.

Karen Washington
EatingWell Magazine, November 2020

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Recipe Summary

active:
30 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine water, turkey (or ham hock), onion, salt and crushed red pepper in a large pot. Bring to a gentle simmer over high heat, cover and cook for 15 minutes.

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  • Stir in greens, in batches. Cover and cook until the greens are tender, about 5 minutes. Remove the turkey (or ham hock). Shred the meat, discarding bones. Return 1 cup meat to the pot along with vinegar and hot sauce. (Reserve any remaining meat for another use.)

Nutrition Facts

74 calories; fat 2g; cholesterol 11mg; sodium 323mg; carbohydrates 7g; dietary fiber 5g; protein 7g; sugars 1g; exchange other carbs; niacin equivalents 1.7mg; saturated fat 1g; vitamin a iu 5716.1IU; vitamin b6.