Photo: Hector Manuel Sanchez; Food Styling: Torie Cox; Prop Styling: Kay E. Clarke
Active Time
45 Mins
Total Time
2 Hours 20 Mins
Serves 8 (serving size: 3/4 cup turnip greens, about 3 cornbread patties)

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook bacon in a large Dutch oven over medium, stirring occasionally, until almost crisp, about 14 minutes. Add onion, and cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender, about 8 minutes. Add garlic, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Stir in chicken broth; add ham hock.

Step 2

Increase heat to high, and bring to a boil. Stir in turnip greens and vinegar. Reduce heat to medium-low to maintain a simmer; cover and cook to desired tenderness, about 2 hours. Remove meat from ham hock; chop meat, and discard bone. Stir chopped meat into turnip greens. Stir in salt and pepper. Serve with hot sauce, if desired, and Hot Water Cornbread.

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