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Fresh Peas or Butterbeans Recipe

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This recipe for Fresh Peas or Butterbeans, by , is from The Willie Ruth Forrester and Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Willie Ruth
Added: Tuesday, January 2, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
fresh peas or butterbeans
cured meat (pork) or several bacon slices
salt to taste
pinch of sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Take bacon or any kind of cured meat (pork). Cut it up into small pieces. Put in boiler. Wash peas through at least 2-3 times. Put peas in boiler with meat, add salt, sugar and cover completely with tap water. Cook about 2 hours. Keep the peas covered with water. Taste to be sure that they are tender as some will cook quicker than others.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If you like boiled okra, throw several okra pods in with beans or peas as they cook. They give them a good flavor.

 

 

 

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