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Turnip Greens And Other Greens

  Greens 5 Ounce (1/2 Package, Fresh)
  Boiling meat 1⁄4 Pound (Use Less Quantity As Needed)
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Red pepper pod 2
  Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Wash greens several times, picking out yellow leaves and breaking off tough stems.
Place in a large pan or colander, pour over boiling water, drain.
In a deep vessel put the meat and red peppers; toss in greens and pour in enough boiling water to cover.
Put top on vessel and bring to a quick boil.
Let boil several minutes, reduce heat and boil slowly for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
Season after first half hour, adding salt, pepper, and vinegar.
Fifteen minutes before serving, remove top and let liquid reduce.
When done, greens should have a glazed, but not greasy look.
Drain liquor and save, if desired, to be served as "pot likker.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 283 Calories from Fat 81

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 3.1 g15.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 40 mg13.3%

Sodium 799.1 mg33.3%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.4%

Dietary Fiber 10.6 g42.3%

Sugars 11.4 g

Protein 29 g57.4%

Vitamin A 337.7% Vitamin C 608.9%

Calcium 19.2% Iron 26.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Turnip Greens And Other Greens Recipe