Recipe: Smothered Greens With Smoked Turkey

Try this tasty spin on greens
cooked collared greens with turkey

Try this healthy dish full of greens, tasty turkey, and flavorful spices! You can also make it vegan if you prefer by leaving out the meat.

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3 cups water
2 lb greens (mustard, turnip, collard, kale or mixture)
¼ lb smoked turkey breast, skinless (for vegan option, omit turkey)
1 tbsp fresh hot pepper, chopped
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
¼ teaspoon cloves, ground
2 cloves garlic, crushed
½ teaspoon thyme
1 stalk scallion, chopped
1 teaspoon ginger, ground
¼ cup onion, chopped


  1. Place all ingredients except greens into large saucepan and bring to boil.
  2. Prepare greens by washing thoroughly and removing stems.
  3. Tear or slice leaves into bite-size pieces.
  4. Add greens to turkey stock. Cook for 20-30 minutes until tender.

Nutrition information

Per serving / 1 cup

Calories: 80
Fat: 2 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Carbohydrates: 9 g
Protein: 9 g
Fiber: 4 g
Sodium: 378 mg
Sugars: 0 g

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