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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  • * 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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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...

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

More complex flavor than simple greens.