Collard Greens with Ham Hocks
1 pound fresh collard greens
4 smoked ham hocks
crushed red pepper
salt & pepper
Cut and thoroughly wash greens.
Place in large stock pot with ham hocks, crushed red pepper and enough water to cover. Simmer over medium flame for about two hours (until greens are tender).
Remove from flame and add salt, pepper and hot sauce, to taste.
Serve with sliced red onion for garnish.
"Collard Greens... Considered lucky because they are green, like greenbacks -- money!"