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Southern Collard Greens

Ham hock or turkey leg, whatever you decide to add to these collard greens are sure to be delicious!


2 medium sweet onions, finely chopped

2 smoked ham hocks

4 cloves garlic, finely chopped

3 (32 ounce) containers chicken broth

3 (1 pound) packages collard greens, trimmed

⅓ cup apple cider vinegar

2 tablespoons white sugar

1 ½ teaspoons salt, or to taste

¾ teaspoon ground black pepper, or to taste


Combine onions, ham hocks, and garlic in a stockpot; add chicken broth. Cook mixture over medium heat until meat is falling off the bone, 1 to 2 hours.

Stir collard greens, vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper into the broth mixture; cook until greens have reached desired tenderness, about 2 more hours.


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