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Slow-Cooker Collard Greens And Ham Hocks

Get ready for a down-home dish that will make your taste buds sing! Tender collard greens slow-cooked with savory ham hocks until they're falling apart. It's a dish that's big on flavor and low on effort.

Tasty Team
97% would make again
Slow-Cooker Collard Greens And Ham Hocks

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for 12 servings

  • 3 ½ lb collard green (1.5 kg), washed
  • 1 large yellow onion
  • 2 lb ham (910 g)
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 32 oz chicken broth (945 mL)

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 393
  • Fat 22g
  • Carbs 28g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Protein 20g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Remove the stems from the collard greens, then stack the leaves on top of each other and roughly chop.
  2. Add the collard greens to a slow cooker with the onion, ham hocks, brown sugar, pepper, salt, apple cider vinegar, and chicken broth.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours, until the greens are tender.
  4. Remove the ham hocks from the slow cooker. Trim and discard any fat and bones. Roughly chop the meat and return to the greens. Toss to incorporate.
  5. Serve warm.
  6. Enjoy!
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Slow-Cooker Collard Greens And Ham Hocks

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