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Turnip Greens With Cornmeal Dumplings

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Ingredients
  Turnip greens 3 Pound
  Bacon slices 1⁄2 Pound
  Sifted flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Yellow corn meal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Melted butter 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Wash greens; remove tough stems and bruised leaves.
Chop bacon.
Combine greens and bacon in saucepan in 1 1/2 quarts water; bring to a boil.
Reduce heat; simmer, covered, for 45 minutes or until greens are tender.
Sift dry ingredients into mixing bowl; add egg, milk and butter.
Stir until batter is well mixed.
Drop dumplings by teaspoonfuls into greens.
Cover tightly; simmer for 15 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1393 Calories from Fat 438

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 50 g77.7%

Saturated Fat 20.8 g104%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 309.4 mg103.1%

Sodium 2931.1 mg122.1%

Total Carbohydrates 199 g66.3%

Dietary Fiber 58.6 g234.4%

Sugars 21.1 g

Protein 37 g74.4%

Vitamin A 13.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 47.6% Iron 39.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Turnip Greens With Cornmeal Dumplings Recipe