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Big B’s Collard Greens



1 large ham hock
2 quarts chicken stock
1 large onion, minced
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 Tbsp. crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1 large bunch collard greens, rinsed and chopped
3 Tbsp. cider vinegar
Salt to taste
Hot sauce


Add ham hock to a large pot; add chicken stock, onion, garlic, red pepper flakes and black pepper. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer; simmer 1 to 2 hours to make a rich broth. Add collard greens and vinegar; simmer 1 to 5 hours, depending on texture you prefer. Salt to taste and serve in a bowl with hot sauce on the side.


“It’s So Easy: Family Favorite Recipes,” by Krista Griffin

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