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Honey-Braised Collard Greens from OK Cafe

Serves: 8
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Ingredients

4 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 onion, thinly sliced
1 ham hock
1 pound honey
4 cups water
1 tablespoon sea salt
1 teaspoon ground white pepper
5 pounds collard greens, stems removed and leaves chopped into 1-inch pieces, or 1 (3-pound) bag of pre-washed and stemmed collard greens

Instructions

In a large stockpot or Dutch oven, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Add the onion and ham hock and cook, stirring constantly, until onions become translucent, 5 to 7 minutes. Add the honey, water, salt and pepper and bring to a boil. Add the collard greens and return to a boil.

Reduce the heat to maintain a low simmer and cook until the collards are very tender, 90 minutes to 2 hours. Serve.


Nutrition

Per serving: 306 calories, 5 grams protein, 7 grams fat (percent calories from fat, 20), 63 grams carbohydrates, 20 milligrams cholesterol, 945 milligrams sodium, 5 grams fiber.

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