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Goode Luck Black Eyed Peas Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Goode
Added: Thursday, October 29, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pound of dried black-eyed peas
1/2 pound of chopped ham or meaty ham hock with bone
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp of pepper
1 chopped garlic clove
1/2 cup of very finely chopped onions

Garnish: Green pepper

Directions:
Directions:
1. In a large bowl, cover the peas with water and soak for 1 hour. Drain peas.

2. Place the meat in a 2 quart saucepan and add
2 1/2 cups of fresh water. Bring the water to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium-low. Cover the pot and cook meat for 30 minutes. Add salt and pepper and the peas to the meat and cook until the peas are soft and the liquid has thickened, about 45 minutes.

3. Garnish with green pepper or sprinkle with hot sauce to taste.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
serves 6-8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
It is a tradition in the Southern States to eat black-eyed peas and cornbread on New Years Day to bring good luck to your family through the New Year.
Tip: Save the ham hock from Christmas dinner in freezer and defrost before using for New Year's.

 

 

 

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