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Turnip Greens Stew
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!
Yield: Makes about 10 cups (serving size: 1 cup)
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
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.