SMOTHERED GREENS

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 lb smoked turkey breast, skinless
1 Tbsp hot pepper, freshly chopped
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp cloves, ground
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 tsp thyme
1 stalk scallion, chopped
1 tsp ginger, ground
1/4 cup onion, chopped
2 lbs greens (mustard, turnip, collard, kale, or mixture)

  1. Place all ingredients except greens into large saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Prepare greens by washing thoroughly and removing stems.
  3. Tear or slice leaves into bite-size pieces.
  4. Add greens to turkey stock.
  5. Cook 20 to 30 minutes until tender.

Makes 5 servings–Serving size: 1 cup

Calories 80
Fat 2 g
Saturated fat less than 1 g
Cholesterol 16 mg
Sodium 378 mg