Southern Greens With a Kick

Recipe by PaulaG
READY IN: 5hrs 20mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Tear the greens into large pieces, wash under running water to clean well, drain.
  • Preheat a heavy skillet with olive oil, add sliced onion and garlic; cook stirring frequently until onions begin to lightly brown, add minced jalapeño peppers.
  • Place the cooked onions in the bottom of the crockpot, add the drained greens,ham hock, crushed red pepper and water.
  • Cook on low for 5 to 6 hours or until greens are tender.
  • Remove meat from bones, discarding bone and fat.
  • Shred the meat and return to pot, mixing well; adjust salt and pepper to taste.
  • Top each serving of the greens with balsamic vinegar to taste.
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