Greens With Dumplings Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CuisineMethod
Interest Group

Ingredients

 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

Directions

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.
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