Smoked Turkey Braised Greens (Recipe Courtesy Rachael Ray)

READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, 1 turn of the pan
  • 1
    tablespoon butter
  • 12
    lb thick cut deli sliced smoked turkey, diced
  • 1
    medium onion, chopped
  • 8
    cups mixed greens, coarsely chopped (cook's choice ( select collard, dandelion, mustard, chard)
  • salt and pepper
  • 2
    tablespoons cider vinegar, 2 good splashes
  • 2
    teaspoons sugar
  • 3 -5
    dashes hot sauce
  • 1 - 1 12
    cup beer or 1 -1 1/2 cup chicken stock
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DIRECTIONS

  • Difficulty: Easy.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium high heat.
  • Add extra-virgin olive oil and butter.
  • When butter melts into extra-virgin olive
  • oil, add smoked turkey and caramelize meat, a couple of minutes on each side.
  • Add onions and cook 3 to 4 minutes more. Wilt greens into the pan and season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook and toss the greens a minute or 2 more then add the vinegar – lean back so the fumes don't knock you out – sugar and hot sauce.
  • Cook off vinegar for a minute then add beer or stock, enough to coat the pan and loosen up greens in liquid.
  • Reduce heat to medium low.
  • Simmer greens 10 to 15 minutes until no longer bitter.
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