Turnip Greens In "Pot Likker"

Oxmoor House
12 to 14 servings


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1/2 pound salt pork, cubed
2 quarts water
2 medium onions, peeled and quartered
1 small red pepper pod
2 bunches (about 6 pounds) turnip greens, cleaned
1 1/2 teaspoons salt


Wash salt pork, and place in a 10-quart Dutch oven. Add water, onions, and pepper pod; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 2 hours or until meat is tender.

Add turnip greens and salt to Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Cover; reduce heat and simmer 2 hours or until turnip greens are tender. Drain, reserving pot likker to serve over turnip greens, if desired. Remove pepper pod; discard.

Created date

February 2010