Smoked Turkey Collard Greens

Serves: 4


1 (1 pound) package Cut 'N Clean Greens Collard Greens
2 cups water
1 1/2 pounds smoked turkey, cut into 1/2-inch dice
1/2 pound bacon, diced
2 cups diced onion
1 tablespoon chicken flavoring base
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon ground black pepper


Combine 2 cups water and smoked turkey in a large pot. Bring to a simmer over medium heat.

Meanwhile, saute the bacon in a small skillet until browned and crisp. Remove bacon and save in a bowl, but do not drain fat. Add onions to bacon fat in pan and cook until tender, 12-14 minutes. Add onions and bacon to the pot with turkey and simmer, covered, for 45 minutes. Add the chicken flavoring, sugar, black pepper and collard greens. Stir until greens are wilted. Cover and continue cooking an additional 10-12 minutes, until greens are tender.

Popular vegetable substitutions include: Collard Greens or Country Greens or Organic Hearty Greens

Photo by Maryam Nikkhah,

Chunks of smoked turkey and bacon turn Collard Greens into a main dish