How to Cook Nutritious Savory Greens

You do not have to boil your greens for hours; in fact, doing this pulls nutrients out of them. Save time and nutrients by cooking greens for only one-half hour.

Savory Greens

Savory Greens Recipe

Makes 6 servings. 1 cup per serving.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes


3 cups of water
¼ pound skinless, smoked turkey breast
¼ cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon chopped and seeded jalapeño pepper (optional)
2 cloves garlic, crushed
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
¼ teaspoon ground cloves
½ teaspoon dried thyme
1 green onion, chopped
1 teaspoon ground ginger
2 pounds greens (a mixture of mustard greens, collard greens, kale, and turnip greens)


Place all ingredients except greens into a large pot and bring to a boil.
Prepare greens by washing thoroughly and removing stems.
Tear or slice greens into bite-size pieces.
Add greens to turkey stock. Cook 20 to 30 minutes until tender. Serve while hot.
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