Budget Cooking...Comfort & Gourmet!
Monday, July 6, 2009
Collard Greens with Smoked Turkey
I prefer to purchase my greens already washed & cut. It costs more, but can you REALLY put a price on the convenience of not having to do it yourself to save time? LOL
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Tenderize those greens with some honey!
My Favorite Apple Cider Vinegar
Swap out the butter for olive oil for a healthier choice.
Liquid Smoke = Secret Ingredient
The greens would be incomplete without fresh pressed garlic & hot sauce.
3lbs smoked turkey wings
3lbs washed, cut collard greens
fresh pressed garlic (3 or more cloves)
1 tsp liquid smoke
1 tbsp honey
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
1/3 cup olive oil
1/3 cup hot sauce
1 tsp each: poultry seasoning, dried thyme, lawry's seasoning salt,
2 tsp each: garlic powder, onion powder,
- Cook Smoked Turkey in pressure cooker with 2 cups water for 3 hrs. (until the meat falls off of the bone).
- Remove the turkey from the pressure cooker
- Reserve the liquid.
- Add 2 lbs washed cut collard greens
- Add 1 1/2 press garlic cloves
- Add 3/4 of the rest of the seasonings
-Cook collards for 7 minutes. Transfer to an seperate stock pot, reserving liquid.
Seperate skin & meat from bone. discard skin & bones. Add meat to the cooked collards.
Add remaining collards to pressure cooker. Cook for 4 mins. Transfer to the other cooked greens. Serve over rice.
Optional side dishes:
baked whole grain rotini & cheese