Tender collard greens and smoked ham hocks cooked in the slow cooker. The smokiness from the ham hocks is infused through the collard greens and it's cooked low and slow for tender, flavorful greens with a fraction of the effort!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Slow Cooker, Soul Food
Keyword Collard Greens and Ham Hocks
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 6hours
Total Time 6hours5minutes
Author I Heart Recipes
2lbscollard greenswashed & cut
2large smoked ham hocks
1large yellow onionchopped
2large jalapeno pepperschopped
2tbspapple cider vinegar
Place the ham hocks, onions, garlic, and peppers into the slow cooker, then turn pour in 8 cups of water.
Put the lid on the slow cooker, then set on high for 6 hours.
After 4 hours the ham hocks should be tender and falling off of the bone.
Start adding in the collard greens.
Sprinkle in the salt & pepper, then add in the apple cider vinegar.
Give everything a stir, then let cook for two more hours.
Serve and enjoy!
I used 6 quart Crock-Pot, and was able to fit everything.