Image of Family-Style Mixed Greens Recipe

Family-Style Mixed Greens Recipe

Image of Family-Style Mixed Greens Recipe
  • Nutritious mustard and turnip greens are a staple of Grandma's soulful Southern kitchen. Flavored with Steak Grilling Blend and slowly simmered on the stovetop, it's the perfect accompaniment to a special dinner.
  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 60 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 2


  • Green, white or red onions, chopped or sliced (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp celery seed
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • Cider vinegar (optional)
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp Steak Grilling Blend
  • 1 tbsp Steak Grilling Blend
  • Tomato, chopped (optional)
  • 1 1/2 lb mixed greens (mustard and turnip), cleaned, torn in bite-size pieces
  • 12 oz smoked ham hock


  1. Combine 1 teaspoon Steak Grilling Blend, paprika and celery seed.
  2. Coat ham hock with Steak Grilling Blend mixture.
  3. Heat oil in 4-quart Dutch oven; sear ham hock 3 to 4 minutes on each side.
  4. Add remaining Steak Grilling Blend and celery seed.
  5. Reduce heat; cover, simmer 1 hour, or until ham hock is tender.
  6. Clean greens and tear them into bite-size pieces.
  7. Add greens to Dutch oven, cover.
  8. Continue cooking over low heat 60 to 90 minutes or to desired doneness.
  9. Stir in sugar.
  10. Remove ham hock, cut meat into pieces; mix into greens.
  11. Serve greens with cider vinegar and chopped tomato, if desired.