Keith’s Southern Collard Greens


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Keith’s Southern Collard Greens Recipe
Recipe type: side dish

  • 2-3 tablespoons Keith’s Collard Green Seasoning or more. season to taste
  • 2.5 lbs chopped Collard greens
  • 2.5 lbs chopped Turnip greens
  • 1 Onion2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2-3 tablespoons minced celery
  • 1 teaspoon sugar(optional)
  • 1 Green Bell pepper
  • 1 scotch bonnet pepper
  • 2 large smoked ham hock split
  • ¼ lb smoked pork neck bones
  • ¼ lb smoked pig tails
  • ¼ lb smoked turkey wings
  • 4 strips smoked bacon
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

  1. Directions:
  2. Fill a large pot with water and simmer smoked meat until water has reduced by ¾ ( about 1 to 1.5 hours) or until tender . (water should be reduced so that only about 1 inch remains)
  3. In a saute pan render bacon in olive oil until crispy. Remove bacon from oil.
  4. in the same bacon oil Add chopped onion, celery, garlic and Bell pepper to saute pan. Saute until vegetables are tender and translucent. Remove from heat.
  5. Add chopped collard greens to broth simmer for 10 minutes. Add chopped Turnip Greens to Broth.
  6. Add Keith’s Collard Green Seasoning, vinegars and Scotch bonnet to broth.
  7. Simmer greens for 15 minutes and add sauteed vegetables and crumpled crisp bacon.
  8. Simmer until tender (45 minutes to 1 hour) or until tender
  9. Enjoy!!

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Keith Lorren is a man with a mission to unite the world through food. He has literally traveled around the world and developed unique, delicious soul food recipes that draw people together around the dinner table.

2 Comments to “Keith’s Southern Collard Greens”

  1. Ned says:

    Yeah, thanks for the recipe & I’ll order your greens seasoning because you said it’s best when making collard greens.

  2. Nettie says:


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