Edna's Greens

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Total Time
1hr 32mins
15 mins
1 hr 17 mins

I have no idea who Edna is, but this sounds like a good way to cook up some Southern greens. From Southern Living, August 2000.

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  1. Remove and discard stems and discolored spots from greens.
  2. Wash greens thoroughly; drain and cut greens into strips.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Slice salt pork at 1/4-inch intervals, cutting to, but not through, the skin.
  5. Combine salt pork, water, and pepper in a large Dutch oven; bring mixture to a boil.
  6. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 1 hour.
  7. Add greens, and cook, uncovered, 17 minutes or until tender.
  8. Serve with a slotted spoon.
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5 5

Who doesn't love collards cooked with salt pork? Reminds me of my Grannie! Enjoyed with fried catfish, cornbread and black eyed peas!

5 5

That would be Edna Lewis, a famous African-American Southern chef . Smile