Be sure to save the cooking broth...it's a flavorful substitute for water when cooking rice.

Recipe by Gooseberry Patch December 2009

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Credit: Oxmoor House

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Yield:
Makes 9 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine ham hocks and 6 cups water in a stockpot; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 15 to 30 minutes. Stir in ham bouillon cubes, sugar, brine and pepper.

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  • Transfer ham hocks and greens to a 5-quart slow cooker; pour cooking liquid over top. Cover and cook on low setting 8 hours or until greens are tender but not mushy, adding more water as necessary to keep crock at least half full of liquid.

  • Remove ham hocks, dice meat and return to slow cooker. Serve over rice, if desired.

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