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Collard Greens with Ham

From Foothills Market

<p>This has become a family favorite for us. We always substitute smoked sausage for the ham.</p>
Source: (Entered by Market Manager)
Serves: 4 servings

1 Tbsp olive oil
1/2 large onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tomato, chopped
1 smoked ham hock
3/4 cup smoked ham, chopped
2 1/2 cup water
1/2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 lb collard greens
salt and pepper to taste

Step by Step Instructions
  1. Thoroughly clean each collard leaf, removing the tough stem and rib. Tear each leaf into pieces.
  2. In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and saute' for five minutes; add the garlic and saute' for another minute until fragrant.
  3. Add tomato, ham hock, and ham. Pour in the water and apple cider vinegar and bring to a simmer. Add the collard greens, tamping down with a wooden spoon to get all the greens in the pot. Cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.