Black-Eyed Peas and Hog Jowl or Ham Hocks

Black-Eyed Peas and Hog Jowl or Ham Hocks
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 355.9
  • Total Fat: 16.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 30.3 mg
  • Sodium: 672.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 40.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.4 g
  • Protein: 12.0 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    2 pounds dried black-eyed peas
    8 ounces hog jowl or 2 small to medium ham hocks
    6 cups water water
    1 large onion, coarsely chopped
    1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
    1/4 teaspoon sugar
    salt, to taste


Pick over the peas and rinse well, then soak in cold water overnight. Place ham hocks or hog jowl in large kettle with water, bring to boil, and cook for 1 1/2 hours. Drain peas and add to the hog jowl. Add whole onion, crushed red pepper, sugar, and salt. Add more water if needed to cover peas. Cover tightly and simmer slowly 2 hours or until peas are tender. Serve with hot cooked rice and cornbread. Serves 8.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MSDESERTRODENT.

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