Date: Fri, 27 Nov 1998 15:15:33 EST
My husband is from the South and dearly loves his greens. I wanted to
indulge him for his birthday, but I wanted to eat them too. So I
figured out a way to make them that almost tastes like the real
thing. PS the real thing usually has salt pork in it.
If you can't find collards, kale or mustard greens will probably work
in this recipe.I fresh collards from my garden, so I'm guessing it was
about 2 bunches worth.
Jan's Southern Style Collard Greens
2 bunches of collards, leaves stripped and cut into thin strips. Discard
1 tsp crushed garlic
1/3 cup Bac Uns* (or your favorite soy bacon bits)
2 tsp liquid smoke, hickory flavor
water to cover
Put everything in a large pot and bring to a boil. Lower the heat to medium
or so, cover, and simmer for about 45 minutes or so, until the leaves are
tender but not mushy.
Notes: *Bac Uns are a soy bacon bit from Frontier Herbs. **I use Seitenbacher
Veggie Broth powder and use about 1 tsp per cup of water.