Deborah's Slow-Cooker Collard Greens

Deborah's Slow-Cooker Collard Greens


"My ex-husband was African-American and as a result of my marriage, I tasted and fell in love with soul food. I experimented for years until I came up with this recipe, it has a lot more flavor than other recipes I have tried."
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4 h 20 m servings 131 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Calories:
  • 131 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 4.2 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.7g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 9.6 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 560 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Place beef stock, diced tomatoes with green chiles, onion, ham, vinegar, sugar, garlic powder, seasoned salt, red pepper flakes, and bay leaf in a slow cooker. Add collard greens, mustard greens, and turnip greens in order listed to slow cooker.
  2. Cook on Low until greens are very tender, 4 to 6 hours.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.


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Everyone LOVED this! Will make again and again! Thank you!

This recipe made my 1st experience cooking greens very positive. A co-worker's neighbor leaves produce on her front porch regularly. When it's too much or she has no time to cook it, it passes...

This is a great recipe. Spicy collard greens. I rely on to help me cook in the kitchen. I'm am pleased. Simple instructions easy to follow. Thanks again for your recipe. I made t...

This is a wonderful recipe. I've tried several recipes for collard greens from this site and this one is by far the best. The only change I made was to use 2 bags of the pre-washed 'southern gre...

Made this several times, with three changes. Instead of ham I used smoked turkey legs and instead of beef broth I used chicken broth as well as added one table spoon of green seasoning. However,...

I used this recipe for my first time making collard greens. I followed the recipe exactly, and the greens were delicious! I'll definitely make this again, and I've already shared the recipe with...

Very good and taste..I would make this again

Excellent! Made this for New Year's Day. I'll never make greens any other way, thanks!

More complex flavor than simple greens.

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