Moe Cason & Ponderosa BBQ's Collard Greens

Note from the TLC Editors: This recipe is an authentic BBQ Pitmasters recipe. Our Pitmasters are really spontaneous and like to create their recipes on the fly, so measurements and cook times are a little loose. Tweak the recipes to suit your tastes and check out How to Grill Food for more tips.


6 bunches collard greens
4 quart water
2 large smoked turkey legs
5 stalks celery, diced
1 large yellow sweet onion, diced
Bacon grease
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste


  1. Cut stemless leaves into 1/2 inch strips.
  2. Submerge turkey legs in water. Bring to boil, then reduce to a simmer.
  3. Sauté celery and onion in bacon grease, then add to pot.
  4. Cook for 1 hour, then debone turkey.
  5. Add greens to pot and cook till al dente.

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