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1 lb blackeyed peas 1 onion chopped 1 stalk celery chopped 1/3 pimento pepper chopped 3 cans chicken broth 1 bay leaf 1/4 lemon squeezed 1/4 tsp garlic salt 1/2 tsp beau monde or celery salt salt & black pepper to taste 1/3 c chopped ham 1/2 c chopped canned tomatoes
Soak peas overnight, drain & wash. Saute' onions, pepper & celery in 3 T oil or bacon grease. Add seasonings, tomatoes, broth, & 2 c water. Heat then add peas, lemon juice & ham. Bring to a boil & then simmer for 4 hrs.
This is our family's favorite blackeyed pea recipe and a tradition on New Years day.
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