Turnip Greens and Cornmeal Dumplings

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Turnip greens with roots,
1/2 ts Salt
1 c Boiling water
2 qt Water
1 1/2 pound ham hock
All-purpose flour
1 Bunch (about 3 pounds)
1 Egg; beaten
1 ts Salt
1 c Cornmeal

Original recipe makes 8 Servings



Wash ham hock, and place in an 8-quart Dutch oven; add water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 1 hour or until meat is tender. Peel turnip roots, and cut in half. Add turnip greens, turnip roots, and 1 teaspoon salt to Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Cover; reduce heat and simmer 2 hours or until greens and roots are tender. Combine cornmeal and 1/2 teaspoon salt; mix well. Stir in boiling water. Add egg, and mix well. Drop cornmeal mixture by tablespoon mixture by tablespoonfuls onto a well floured board, and roll in flour. Place dumplings over hot turnip greens; cover and cook over medium heat 15 minutes. Serve immediately with turnip greens and pot likker. This down-home dinner is a meal in itself. The Southern Heritage Vegetables Cookbook. Oxmoor House. Birmingham Alabama MM Format by John Hartman Indianapolis, IN Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V4 #175 by cro-magnon@juno.com on Jul 8, 1997

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