Greens and Ham Hocks

Greens and Ham Hocks

2 ham hocks

1 1/2 qts. water

1 t. crushed red pepper

1 chopped onion

4 lbs. fresh collard greens

1 t. sugar

Place ham hocks in a Dutch oven. Add water, red pepper, salt and onion. Cook until ham hocks are tender.

Break stems off greens. Wash leaves thoroughly. Slice leaves into bite size pieces. Add greens and sugar to the ham hocks. Cook for about 40 minutes or until greens are done. Add more water if necessary.

Serves 8.

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