Smoked Turkey and Blackeye Peas Crockpot recipe

Kathryn Mason

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Our local meat market (Cason's in North Portland) has these glorious smoked turkey legs. Every time we go in there we try to think of what we can do with one of those things. Well, this is what I came up with and it's fantastic!


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

6 Hr

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

1 lb
dry blackeye peas, soaked overnight
1
smoked turkey leg
1 small
red onion
2 stalk(s)
celery
3 clove
garlic
1 Tbsp
creole seasoning
1 bunch
thyme, leaves
3
bay leaves
1 tsp
kosher salt (to taste depending on creole seasoning)
2 c
chicken stock
water to cover

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Soak beans overnight and rinse. Add to 6+ qt. crock pot. Nestle smoked turkey leg into beans.
2
Pour in 2 cups chicken stock then cover beans with water.
3
Chop onion, celery and garlic. Add to pot with remaining ingredients.
4
Cook on low 5-6 hours until beans are tender and turkey is cooked.
5
Remove turkey carefully onto plate and cool enough to handle, then shred turkey meat back into crock pot. Serve and enjoy!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Low Fat, Dairy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy