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Turnip Greens Stew

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 40 mins
Yield Makes about 10 cups (serving size: 1 cup)
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!

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.