Smothered Greens use a small amount of skinless smoked turkey breast instead of fatback to lower the fat content but keep the taste.
3 cups water
1/4 pound smoked turkey breast, skinless
1 tablespoon hot pepper, freshly chopped
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon cloves, ground
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1 stalk scallion, chopped
1 teaspoon 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 minutes until tender.
Recipe makes 5 servings.
Serving size: 1 cup
Calories: 80; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: less than 1g; Cholesterol: 16mg; Sodium: 378mg
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