Spicy Black-eyed peas

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 90.2
  • Total Fat: 2.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.7 mg
  • Sodium: 610.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.0 g
  • Protein: 3.3 g

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From Paula Deen From Paula Deen
Number of Servings: 8


    * 4 slices bacon
    * 1 medium onion, chopped
    * 1 (16-ounce) package dried black-eyed peas, washed
    * 1 (12-ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chiles
    * 1 teaspoon salt
    * 1 teaspoon chili powder
    * 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    * 3 cups water


In a large saucepan, cook the bacon until crisp. Remove the bacon, crumble, and set aside to use as a topping for the peas. Saute the onion in the bacon drippings until tender. Add the peas, diced tomatoes and green chiles, salt, chili powder, pepper and water. Cover and cook over medium heat for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until the peas are tender. Add additional water, if necessary. Serve garnished with crumbled bacon.

Number of Servings: 8

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  • Incredible!
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    MMMM.....So tasty!! Very yummy way to eat your black eyed peas. The bacon really adds some good flavor too. Thanks for the recipe! - 7/28/09

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  • Just what I'm looking for. will try it tonight. thanks - 12/6/09

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