Prep Time: 30 mins.
Cook Time: 30 mins.
(Total time will vary with appliance and setting.)
Level of Difficulty: Medium
3 cups water
1/4 pound smoked turkey breast, skinless
1 Tbsp hot pepper, freshly chopped
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp cloves, ground
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 tsp thyme
1 stalk scallion, chopped
1 tsp ginger, ground
1/4 cup onion, chopped
2 pounds greens (mustard, turnip, collard, kale, or mixture)
Place all ingredients except greens into large saucepan and bring to a boil.
Prepare greens by washing thoroughly and removing stems.
Tear or slice leaves into bite-size pieces.
Add greens to turkey stock.
Cook 20 to 30 mins. until tender.
Use a small amount of skinless smoked turkey breast instead of fatback to lower the fat content but keep the taste.
Yield: 5 servings
Serving size: 1 cup
Fat: 2 g
Saturated fat: less than 1 g
Cholesterol: 16 mg
Sodium: 378 mg
This recipe has been adapted from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.