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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: 
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