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GiGi's Tipsy Collard Greens image

My family's favorite side dish. Serve these collards up with some homemade buttermilk cornbread

Provided by Sherri Williams @logansw

Categories     Vegetables

Number Of Ingredients 9

1 large bunch of fresh collards (wash, cut and trimmed)
3 large country cured hocks (smoked hocks, smoked turkey wings)
1 large onion, chopped
6 medium garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 cup(s) dry white wine
3 tablespoon(s) lard
1 tablespoon(s) red pepper flakes
- seasoning salt to taste (any seasoning salt
1 tablespoon(s) sugar


  • add 1 tbsp of lard to a large hot stock pot, stir fry onion and garlic until translucent.
  • add 1 1/2- 2 quarts of water, everglades seasoning/salt, red pepper and hocks to pot. bring to a boil. cook on low-medium to medium heat for about 1 hour until meat is tender
  • add collards, wine, sugar and remaining lard to pot and simmer for an hour
  • add more seasoning as needed.

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