10137 Preston Rd

just off Mondon Hill Road between Hwy 41 and Hwy 50.

Produce Barn is open Sunday Monday Tuesday & Wednesday Farm Phone 352 799 6752 When we're busy in the field, our cells keep us available 352-232-3381 & 352-232-0294

E-mail us , we prefer phone calls rather than emails,beas9781@bellsouth.net

For our Produce Stand locations, dates, and hours please click here.

Search This Site

Monday, November 14, 2011

Traditional Simple Collard Greens

(large soup pot or crock pot)

1 "mess" of collards, rinsed and torn
Place in pot. Add water about half way up, and cover.
Cook until tender, adding water if necessary.

Serve with corn bread or freshly-baked whole wheat bread.
Was that too easy?

Be sure to add your favorite seasonings, oils, and meats for customizing to your family's tastes!

Traditionalists enjoy ham bones, ham hocks, bacon and/or bacon grease in their greens.

NOTE: Vegans use Kelp or Sea Weed and Olive Oil

(left: shown without seasonings so that they may be added to assorted soups, stews, pasta, etc.)


**Southern-Style Collard Greens**
From Diana RattrayYour Guide to Southern Food.

    * 2 pounds of collard greens
    * 1 ham hock or 6 slices of cooked bacon
    * 1 medium onion, sliced or chopped
    * 1 teaspoon of crushed red pepper
    * 2 to 3 teaspoons Kosher salt
Clean and wash greens well; remove tough stems and ribs. Cut them up and place in a deep pot; add onion. Wash off ham hock and add to the pot. Add red pepper and salt. Add enough water to cover greens and cook until tender, about 1 hour.
Taste and adjust seasonings. Serve with sliced tomato and corn bread.
Serves 4 to 6.

No comments:

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...