Greens With Dumplings Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
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 Salt pork with rind4 Ounce
 Turnip greens3 Quart
 Turnips1 Pound (3 Medium Units)
 Water4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 White cornmeal3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 All purpose flour1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Baking powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Sugar1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Beaten egg1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2544 Calories from Fat 1140

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 127 g195.4%

Saturated Fat 51.3 g256.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 373.5 mg

Sodium 5681.1 mg236.7%

Total Carbohydrates 321 g106.9%

Dietary Fiber 127.1 g508.5%

Sugars 57.3 g

Protein 32 g63.9%

Vitamin A 19.9% Vitamin C 158.8%

Calcium 37.9% Iron 48.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Score salt pork, cutting to but not through rind.
Wash and trim greens.
Peel and quarter turnips.
In 3-quart casserole, heat the water at HIGH for 12 to 15 minutes or till boiling.
Add salt pork, greens, turnips, and 1 teaspoon salt.
Cook, covered, at HIGH for 10 minutes or till boiling.
Cook, covered, at MEDIUM (5) for 30 to 35 minutes or till turnips are tender.
Remove 1/2 cup cooking liquid.
Stir together commeal, flour, baking powder, sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
Melt butter in custard cup at HIGH for 30 seconds; add to flour mixture along with reserved cooking liquid.
Stir in egg.
Spoon batter in rounded tablespoons onto hot greens.
Cook, covered, at MEDIUM (5) for 8 to 10 minutes or till dumplings are done.