Mama's Greens

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by VO714

This is a Daughter of a Southern Woman Recipe. It has come down from women who can cook for 500 people or just you and your Mama. Enjoy!

Top Review by sugarpea

Simple and simply awesome. I simmered for a total of three hours.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 bunches collard greens
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 smoked pork hocks
  • hot sauce


  1. Most Important: Wash the greens several times.
  2. Remove the veins and stems,then chop coarsely.
  3. Sauté onions in a little oil for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add greens, 1 teaspoon hot sauce and 1 1/2 quart water.
  5. Heat to a boil; reduce heat to a simmer till greens are tender.
  6. Remove the hocks, ditch the fat, shred the meat and return it to the pot.
  7. Keep an eye on the water level so the greens don't get dry.
  8. This is VERY easy and tastes great!

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