Crock Pot Collard Greens and Ham
March 22, 2013
"An excellent choice as a side dish for fried catfish or pulled pork. Also goes well with cornbread to soak up the juices which are called"
- SERVE WITH
- Serving Size: 1 (190.6 g)
- Calories 68.2
- Total Fat - 3.6 g
- Saturated Fat - 1.2 g
- Cholesterol - 14.9 mg
- Sodium - 704.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 3.2 g
- Dietary Fiber - 1.6 g
- Sugars - 0.6 g
- Protein - 6.1 g
- Calcium - 53 mg
- Iron - 1.2 mg
- Vitamin C - 12.1 mg
- Thiamin - 0.2 mg
Note: be sure to rinse collards thoroughly before using.
Remove any thick stems and tear or chop leaves into strips.
Cook bacon in a skillet until the fat renders and bacon becomes translucent.
Place bacon, with its drippings, into the bottom of the crock pot.
Add the greens, ham hock, salt, pepper, and water into crock pot.
Cover and cook on low for 6 hours or on high for 3 hours.
Remove ham hock, discard skin and shred meat, returning meat to crock pot.
Serve greens with minced onion, vinegar and Tabasco, if desired.
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.