This is the best Southern Collard Greens recipe, featuring slow simmered greens with smoked turkey necks, onions, and a dash of red pepper flakes.
Smoked meat (turkey, ham hock, etc). Seasoned salt Chicken bouillon Black pepper Kosher salt Granulated garlic Granulated onion Red pepper flakes Worcestershire sauce Apple cider vinegar Collard greens
The first step in making southern collard greens is to prepare a seasoned, smoky broth that will infuse your greens with mouthwatering goodness.
While your flavorful broth is simmering away, it's time to get your collard greens ready for their delicious bath.
After the smoked meat is tender, carefully remove it from the broth.
Carefully add the collard greens to the pot, making sure they're fully submerged in the seasoned broth. Cover the pot and lower the heat to medium-low.
Let those collard greens simmer away in that flavorful broth until they reach the desired tenderness. This will take about an hour. You'll know they're ready when they're tender and bursting with flavor.