2 whole smoked turkey wings or
2 smoked ham hocks, cracked
1 teaspoon granulated garlic
1 teaspoon whole black pepper
1 teaspoon hot pepper seeds
3 tablespoons seasoning salt
3 bunches collard greens, or others of your choice
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon black pepper
Vinegar, for serving, optional
Chopped onion, for garnish, optional
Fill a large stockpot 1/3 with water. Add smoked meat and seasoning. Bring water to a boil, lower the heat and simmer until meat falls apart when touched with tongs or fork.
Cut greens into 1/2-inch strips. Wash the greens thoroughly. Add greens to pot, with salt and black pepper. Cook until tender, about 2 1/2 hours.
Hints: Add vinegar at serving time. Add chopped onion, if desired.
This recipe was provided by professional chefs, and therefore may be difficult to reproduce in the home.
Yield: 8 to 10 servings