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Cabbage Leaves

Collard Greens

This is a traditional food that was commonly prepared and used by African Americans in the south during times of slavery in the United States. 



12 Hickory-snijed bacon slices, chopped

2 medium-size sweet onions, chopped

3/4 pound smoked ham, chopped

6 garlic cloves, chopped

3(32-oz) containers chicken broth

3 (1-lb) packages fresh collard greens, washed and trimmed

1/3 cup apple cider vinegar

1 tablespoon sugar

1 teaspoon salt

3/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Cook bacon over medium heat in a 10-qt stockpot for 10-12 minutes or until almost crisp

  2. Add onion to stockpot, and saute 8 minutes. Add garlic and ham, and saute 1 minute. Stire in broth, collard greens, apple cider vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper. Cook 2 hours or until desired degree of tenderness. 


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