Collard Greens

1-2 large ham hocks ( use 2, better flavor)

1 TBS garlic salt

1 tsp pepper

1 TBS hot sauce

1 large onion, chopped

2 large bunches of collard greens

2-4 TBS butter.


Bring a large pot with 3 quarts of water, ham hocks, garlic salt, pepper and hot sauce to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour.


Wash collard greens and strip the leaves from the center vein by holdig the end of the vein in one hand and stripping the leaves with the other hand. Stack 6-8 leaves and roll up. Slice into 1 inch slices. Add to the pot and cook for 45 minutes to 1 hour.


Strain off water, rough chop ham and add a couple of TBS butter.