Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

The surprise in this dish is that there is no meat in it unlike traditional recipes for collard greens. Make sure you do not substitute regular salt for smoked. This recipe is from the kitchen of a Southern family friend.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion and saute until translucent. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant (45-60 sec).
  2. Add the greens, water, smoked salt, cider vinegar, and Tabasco sauce. Season with black pepper.
  3. Increase the heat to medium high and bring to a boil. Decrease the heat to medium low, cover and cook until the greens are tender, 20-25 minutes. Taste and season with smoked salt and pepper.
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Here is a recipe for Hickory Smoke Salt if you cannot find it in the store... it's getting very hard to find these days. This recipe looks great... I will try soon.

Not-2-Sweet December 08, 2008