Slow  Cooker

Collard Greens

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Prepare this easy Slow Cooker Collard Greens recipe for a delicious side. These collards have a smoky ham flavor and a great broth!

Prep Time: 20 Min

– 8 cups collard greens  – 2 ham hocks or shanks – 12 oz. package bacon  – 3 Tbsp. bacon drippings – 1 Tbsp. brown sugar – 3 cups chicken broth – 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar – 1/4 tsp. salt

Cook Time: 4 HRS


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Step 1

Add the collard greens to the slow cooker. Add the ham hocks or shanks on top of the greens. Add the cooked bacon, bacon drippings, brown sugar, chicken broth.

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Step 2

Place the lid on the slow cooker. Cook on HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 7-8 hours or until tender. Try to keep the lid on the entire cooking time or they won't tenderize.

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Step 3

Remove the ham hocks or shanks and shred any meat. Add the meat to the greens and stir. Serve with the broth and your other favorite southern dishes.

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