Collard Greens and Smoked Turkey
Recipe from Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... North, south, east and west--no matter where you hail from, all signs point to this coast-to-coast favorite, simmered with smoked turkey, collard greens and bell peppers.

Collard Greens and Smoked Turkey

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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 35 mins
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  • 1   
    large onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 3   
    cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2   teaspoons 
    sugar or honey
  • 1   teaspoon 
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1   teaspoon 
    black pepper
  • 3   cups 
    Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-ounce carton)
  • 2   teaspoons 
    white vinegar
  • 1   pound 
    smoked turkey drumstick or wings, skin removed
  • 4   bunches 
    fresh collard greens, coarsely chopped (about 4 pounds)
  • 1/2  cup 
    coarsely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2  cup 
    coarsely chopped green bell pepper
In 8-quart stockpot, stir onions, garlic, sugar, pepper flakes, black pepper, broth and vinegar until well blended. Add turkey and collard greens. (Greens may fill pot but will quickly wilt.) Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low. Cover; simmer 50 minutes.
Stir in bell peppers. Cover; simmer 10 minutes longer or until greens and bell peppers are tender.
Remove turkey from broth mixture. Cool turkey about 10 minutes or just cool enough to handle. Remove bones from turkey; cut turkey into bite-size pieces. Return turkey meat to broth mixture.

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 200, Fat, total (g) 3, chol. (mg) 55, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 20, fiber (g) 9, sugar (g) 8, pro. (g) 22, vit. A (IU) 15063, vit. C (mg) 53, sodium (mg) 370, calcium (mg) 353, iron (mg) 3, Vegetables () 3, Other Carb () 1, Very Lean Meat () 3, Fat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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