Smaller and more tender than collards, turnip greens are pleasantly bitter. They can be eaten by themselves as a side dish, or simmered with other greens such as collards and mustard to make a delicious, traditional soul food “mess o’ greens.” (How much is a “mess”? As much as it takes to feed your family!) High in vitamins & minerals: A, C, K, E & Folate, Calcium, Copper, Manganese, Lutein, Beta-Carotene A traditional preparation method in the American South is to toss greens in a large pot with some ham hocks and gently simmer for an hour until the greens are silky and meltingly tender. The nutritious, dark-green pot-likker at the bottom of the pot is then sopped up with a piece of fresh cornbread. Cut `n Clean Greens Turnip Greens – either flat or curly – make your life easier by eliminating the drudgery of washing and cutting. With our easy bags of ready-to-use turnip greens, home cooks can focus on cooking, while saving time normally needed for prep and cleanup. Our turnip greens are easy to cook, straight from the bag. You can toss them into a soup, wilt them in a skillet or simmer them in some boiling broth or water for a few minutes.