Braised Collard Greens

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by John 11-44

Tasty greens from "The Float Away Cafe" in Atlanta.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In large hot stock pot sear prosciutto hock or country ham scraps.
  2. Add vinegar, maple syrup, red pepper flakes, salt and 1 quart water.
  3. Bring to a boil.
  4. Simmer for approximately 1 hour.
  5. Adjust seasonings.
  6. Blanch collard greens in this mixture for about 10 - 15 minutes.
  7. The greens should be soft & tender in texture but still green.
  8. Remove from stock and let cool, reserve pork stock.
  9. To serve heat 1 cup pork stock, veal stock, sherry vinegar, 1 teaspoon maple syrup, 1 teaspoon roast garlic puree and salt & pepper to taste.
  10. Add optional heavy cream if desired.
  11. Reduce by half.
  12. Add cooked collard greens.
  13. Serve warm.

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