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       Title: Turnip Greens and Cornmeal Dumplings
  Categories: Southern, Vegetables, Pork, Grains, Main dish
       Yield: 8 Servings
  
       1    1/2 pound ham hock
       2 qt Water
       1    Bunch (about 3 pounds)
            Turnip greens with roots,
            Cleaned
       1 ts Salt
       1 c  Cornmeal
     1/2 ts Salt
       1 c  Boiling water
       1    Egg, beaten
            All-purpose flour
  
   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
  
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