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Pig 's Tails and Turnips

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  Pig tail 3 Pound, cut into 2 inch pieces scrubbed, patted dry and seasoned with 3/4 teaspoon salt
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lard 1 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 Medium, chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Turnips 8 , cut into 1/2 inch slices
  Finely chopped celery 1 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped parsley 1 Teaspoon (Fresh Ones)
  Finely chopped thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Fresh Ones)
  Bay leaf 1

In a pan with a lid, melt the lard.
Add the pig's tails and brown them on all sides; remove them from the pan.
Add the onions and garlic.
Cook them until golden about 10 minutes.
Add the flour and, stirring constantly, brown it.
Return the pig's tails to the pan and add the water, turnips, celery and herbs.
Bring the liquid to a boil.
Reduce the heat.
Cover the pan and simmer the contents for one hour, or until the meat is tender when pricked with a fork.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1932 Calories from Fat 1421

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 158 g242.3%

Saturated Fat 54.9 g274.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 444.7 mg148.2%

Sodium 996.7 mg41.5%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13.1%

Dietary Fiber 8.7 g34.7%

Sugars 18.3 g

Protein 86 g171.6%

Vitamin A 4.2% Vitamin C 138.8%

Calcium 22.7% Iron 35.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pig 's Tails And Turnips Recipe