Turnip Greens Stew

Southern Living
Turnip Greens StewRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett
If you love greens with ham hock, try this recipe. Why it's better for you: Lean ham and fat-free broth offer the good flavor of the original dish minus the added saturated fat. Beans add extra fiber too!
Makes about 10 cups (serving size: 1 cup)


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2 cups chopped cooked ham
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
3 cups chicken broth
2 (16-oz.) packages frozen chopped turnip greens
2 (15.5-oz.) cans cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
4 cups frozen diced onion, red and green bell peppers, and celery
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon seasoned pepper


Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 40 Minutes

Sauté ham in hot oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Add broth and remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 25 minutes.

Created date

August 2011

Nutritional Information

Calories 176
Fat 4.3 g
Satfat 1.1 g
Monofat 1.5 g
Polyfat 1.3 g
Protein 16 g
Carbohydrate 18.5 g
Fiber 5.3 g
Cholesterol 26 mg
Iron 3 mg
Sodium 927 mg
Calcium 141 mg