7 Awesome Slow Cooker Recipes

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7) Ham And Kale Hocks (7 of 7)

Ham And Kale Hocks

7) Ham And Kale Hocks (7 of 7)

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 tsp of cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups of water
  • 5 slices of ham hock
  • 1 cup of chicken broth (low sodium)
  • 12 cups of torn kale leaves (tough ribs and without stems)
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 onion (sliced thinly)
  • 2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Hot sauce for serving

Preparation

  1. Place the ham hock in a bowl and drench it in chicken broth and water.
  2. Cover the bowl and place it in the microwave for 3 minutes.
  3. Use cooking spray to speak the cavity of the slow cooker.
  4. Add greens into the slow cooker.
  5. Place a pan over medium-high heat and add olive oil.
  6. Add onions and sauté it for about 7 minutes, until golden brown.
  7. Place the onions into the slow cooker, pour the ham hock mix, and stir.
  8. Cover it and cook on low for about 8 hours.
  9. Take out the ham hock from the slow cooker and shred the meat.
  10. Place the meat back into the slow cooker and throw away the bones and skin.
  11. Add cider vinegar, salt, black pepper, cayenne, and stir.
  12. Serve with hot sauce.