Recipe courtesy of Joseph Simmons

Ham Hock Collards

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 10 min
  • Active: 25 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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Ingredients

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 medium onion, sliced

2 pounds collard greens, stems and tough center ribs removed, leaves sliced into 1/2-inchribbons

2 pounds collard greens, stems and tough center ribs removed, leaves sliced into 1/2-inch ribbons

1 smoked ham hock  

3 cloves garlic, smashed 

6 cups chicken broth 

Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper  

Directions

  1. Heat the olive oil over medium-high heat in a large pot or Dutch oven. Add the onions, and saute until just beginning to brown, about 5 minutes. Add the collards, and then the ham hock, garlic, chicken broth and some salt and pepper.
  2. Bring to a simmer and cook until the greens are tender, about 45 minutes. Before serving, stir to break up the ham hock, and season with salt and pepper if needed.

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