Collard Greens with Smoked Turkey

 

Makes 8 servings

1 smoked turkey drumstick (about
1 1/4 lb.)
2 qts water
2 lb fresh, young collard greens
3 cloves garlic
1 large onion, chopped
2 hot chili peppers, seeded and
chopped
2 c chicken broth
 
1. Boil water; add turkey. Reduce heat
and simmer 1-1 1/2 hours, or until
turkey is almost tender. Remove turkey;
reserve cooking liquid.
2. Meanwhile, strip tough stems and
wash greens three times to remove
all grit. Stack the wet greens and roll
into tube shape. Slice crosswise into
thin strips, or chop.
3. Boil broth. Add greens, garlic, onion,
peppers, and turkey. Reduce
heat to simmer. Stir often. Cook until
collards are tender, 30-40 minutes.
Remove meat from bone;
serve.
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