Smoked Turkey Collard Greens Recipe
Active Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Ease of Preparation: Easy
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 4 cloves garlic, chopped
- 1 smoked turkey wing, roughly chopped
- 1 smoked turkey neck
- 3 pounds collard greens, stemmed and thinly sliced
- 4 cups chicken broth
- 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
- 1/2 cup hot sauce
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- Pink Himalayan salt and freshly ground black pepper
Heat the oil and butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and saute, stirring occasionally, until the onion is softened, about 3 minutes. Add the turkey wing and neck and cook, stirring occasionally, to brown, about 2 minutes. Add the collards and cook, stirring, until slightly wilted, about 2 minutes.
Add the chicken broth, cider vinegar, hot sauce, honey, red pepper flakes and 3 cups water. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the turkey meat is falling off of the bone, about 2 hours. Remove the neck, pull the meat from the bone and add it back to the pot before serving.
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