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Smothered Greens

Smothered Greens

48 Ratings
48 Ratings
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Smothered Greens on a platter
Makes: 5 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

These greens are delicious. They're especially wonderful in the cooler months when greens are easily found in your garden or market.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 1/4 pound turkey breast, smoked, skinless
  • 3 teaspoons hot pepper (freshly chopped)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves (ground)
  • 2 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 scallion stalk (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon ginger (ground)
  • 1/4 cup onion (chopped)
  • 14 cups mustard greens, or turnip, collard, kale, or mixture (about 2 pounds)

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Prepare greens by washing thoroughly and removing stems.
  3. Tear or slice leaves into bite-sized pieces.
  4. Place all ingredients except greens into large saucepan and bring to a boil.
  5. Add greens to turkey stock. Cook 20 to 30 minutes until tender.

Notes

Learn more about:

Source:

Heart Healthy Home Cooking: African American Style
US Department of Health and Human Services
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup prepared greens, 1/5 of recipe (361g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 84
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 18 mg
Sodium 61 mg
Carbohydrates 9 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 12 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 196 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 695 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 84
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 1 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 1 mg
Cholesterol 18 mg
Carbohydrates 9 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 12 g
Minerals
Calcium 196 mg
Potassium 695 mg
Sodium 61 mg
Copper 301 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 62 mg
Phosphorus 150 mg
Selenium 9 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 242 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.5 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mg
Vitamin C 114 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 3 mg
Vitamin K 412 mcg
Folate 25 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 4 mg
Choline 21 mg

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MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 1/2 cups
Protein Foods 1 ounces

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