Ham Hock and Collard Greens Recipe

Ham Hock and Collard Greens Recipe

How To Make Ham Hock and Collard Greens Recipe

A smoky and savory Southern classic featuring ham hocks and collard greens stewed to tender perfection.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 3 hours
Total: 3 hours 20 minutes



  • 2 smoked ham hocks
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound collard greens, stemmed and chopped
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large pot, sauté onions and garlic until soft.

  2. Add smoked ham hocks and cover with chicken broth.

  3. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 2 hours.

  4. Add chopped collard greens and smoked paprika. Simmer for an additional hour.

  5. Remove the ham hocks from the pot and shred the meat. Return the meat to the pot and mix well.

  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot.


  • Calories : 340kcal
  • Total Fat : 11g
  • Saturated Fat : 3g
  • Cholesterol : 56mg
  • Sodium : 1635mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 23g
  • Dietary Fiber : 7g
  • Sugar : 6g
  • Protein : 38g
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