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Spicy Southern Collard Greens

Yields1 ServingPrep Time15 minsCook Time1 hr 20 minsTotal Time1 hr 35 mins

Nothing says Southern family Sunday dinner like a big bowl of collard greens on the table! Get your pot just right by browning the turkey first to build that rich flavor. My secret: greens take on the flavor of the broth they’re cooked in so taste your broth before the greens go in! Once you have a broth that is perfectly spiced, salted, and flavored your greens are guaranteed to soak in all that goodness in each and every bite! I won with this recipe during the Main Event Challenge on Next Food Network star – now you can stay winning every Sunday too! Pair with my sweet honey butter

 2 tbsp olive oil
 2 smoked turkey wings or legs
 1 onion, halved
 32 oz chicken broth
 1 tsp red chili flakes
 1 tsp salt
 2 tbsp white vinegar
 2 lbs fresh collard greens, washed, stems removed and roughly chopped
 6 cloves garlic

Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium high heat.


Add the turkey pieces and brown on both sides,
about 6 to 8 minutes.


Add the onion, cut sides down, and brown, about 5 to 6 minutes.


Stir in the chicken broth.


Season with chili flakes, salt, and vinegar.


Bring to a boil, and then turn down
the heat to a simmer.


Adjust seasoning, if desired.


Add the collard greens and garlic cloves, stir to combine and cover.


Cook until greens are tender,
approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour.


Remove the onion halves, garlic cloves, and turkey pieces, for a
better presentation.


Transfer the greens to a serving bowl.