This Southern Collard Greens recipe features slow simmered greens with smoked turkey, onions, and a dash of red pepper flakes. It's a quintessential Southern comfort food dish.


Smoked turkey 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.

Create the Broth


While your flavorful broth is simmering away, it's time to get your collard greens ready for their delicious bath.

Prep the Greens


After the hocks are tender, carefully shred the meat. It should be fall off the bone tender.

Shred the Meat


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.

Add Collards


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.


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