Dirty Black Eyed Peas Recipe

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Dirty Black Eyed Peas

Patrick Johnson

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@pwjohnso

On New Year's day, I am always looking for a unique recipe to spark up black eyed peas. As the name suggests, these dirty black eyed peas are a little naughty and a little nice.

Here's to your good luck!


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

2 Hr 15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1/2 lb
thick sliced bacon, diced
2 c
onions, chopped
4 oz
pickled pord meat, cubed
2
smoked ham hocks, 3-4 ounces each
2 Tbsp
garlic, chopped
2
bay leaves
3 sprig(s)
fresh thyme
1 lb
dried black eyed peas
10 c
chicken stock (see recipe in "the basics")
salt and pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large pan over medium heat, render bacon until crispy.
2
Add onions and saute for about 3 minutes and season mixture with salt and pepper.
3
Stir in pickled pork meat and ham hocks and saute for about 2 minutes.
4
Stir in garlic, bay leaves, thyme, black eyed peas and chicken stock and adjust seasoning to taste.
5
Bring mixture to a boil and reduce to simmer. Cook for about 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until peas are tender.
6
Remove the ham hock from the peas, thinly slice and add back to the peas.
7
Serve with jalapeno cornbread.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Hashtags: #peas, #blackeyed