Wilted Greens and Red Beans

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  • 2 (1-pound) packages fresh turnip greens
  • 1/4 cup diced country ham
  • 1 tablespoon olive or canola oil
  • 1 (15 1/4-ounce) can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons granulated or brown sugar
  • Pepper sauce (optional)


  1. Remove and discard stems from greens. Tear into 1/2-inch pieces.
  2. Sauté ham in hot oil in a large skillet over high heat 2 minutes or until browned. Add greens, beans, and vinegar; cook, stirring often, 15 to 20 minutes or until greens are tender. Sprinkle with sugar. Serve with pepper sauce, if desired.
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