Delilah's Restaurant Collard Greens

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  • 2 whole smoked turkey wings or 2 smoked ham hocks, cracked
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon whole black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper seeds
  • 3 tablespoons seasoning salt
  • 3 bunches collard greens, or others of your choice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • Vinegar, for serving, optional
  • Chopped onion, for garnish, optional


  1. Fill a large stockpot 1/3 with water. Add smoked meat and seasoning. Bring water to a boil, lower the heat and simmer until meat falls apart when touched with tongs or fork.
  2. Cut greens into 1/2-inch strips. Wash the greens thoroughly. Add greens to pot, with salt and black pepper. Cook until tender, about 2 1/2 hours.

Hints: Add vinegar at serving time. Add chopped onion, if desired.

This recipe was provided by professional chefs, and therefore may be difficult to reproduce in the home.

Yield: 8 to 10 servings

Posted by GayleL at Recipe Goldmine 6/24/01 10:39:22 pm.

Source: - Recipe courtesy Delilah's, Pennsylvania