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Collard greens are meltingly tender when cooked for a long period of time. Smoked turkey in place of bacon adds the traditional smoky taste.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
1 hr 20 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Wash collard greens thoroughly. Cut off stems and discard. Coarsely chop collard greens and set aside. (You should have about 9 cups packed.) Heat oil in a 4-quart Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook about 5 minutes or until tender.

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  • Add collard greens, broth, bone and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 1 hour or until collard greens are tender. Remove bone and drain off any excess liquid. Serve warm with a slotted spoon.

Tips

Tip: If using a turkey drumstick, remove meat and reserve for another use; use only the bone for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

39 calories; protein 2.4g; carbohydrates 6.3g; dietary fiber 3.3g; sugars 1g; fat 1.1g; saturated fat 0.2g; vitamin a iu 5459.8IU; vitamin c 17.6mg; folate 145.6mcg; calcium 122.1mg; iron 0.2mg; magnesium 8.9mg; potassium 144.1mg; sodium 137.5mg.
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