Creamed Collard Greens with Ham
Creamed Collard Greens with Ham might be just the side dish you are searching for. One portion of this dish contains approximately 4g of protein, 3g of fat, and Head to the store and pick up prewashed, pepper, flour, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes. This recipe is typical of Southern cuisine.
Place greens, chopped onion, red pepper, and smoked ham in a large stockpot; cover with water to 1 inch above greens. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Uncover, reduce heat, and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
Drain greens in a colander over a bowl, reserving 2 cups cooking liquid.
Combine low-fat milk and all-purpose flour in pan, stirring with a whisk until blended. Stir in reserved cooking liquid, salt, and ground black pepper; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat, and simmer 3 minutes or until mixture thickens, stirring constantly.
Add greens; simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.