Cajun Blackeyed Peas

Dene Mitzel

By
@DeneMi

Don't forget to have your black-eyed peas on New Year's day for good luck in 2015! This is an awesome black-eyed pea recipe that I have always used on New Year's day. It is originally from Southern Living. It is "Cajun" style and has a little kick to it.


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Serves:

14

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
dried blackeyed peas
8 c
water
6 slice
bacon
1 bunch
green onions, chopped
1
large onion, chopped
1
green bell pepper, chopped
1 c
fresh parsely, chopped
1
small jalapeno, seeded and minced
3 clove
garlic, minced
2 Tbsp
worchestershire sauce
1/4 tsp
tabasco
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
pepper
1/4 tsp
dried oregano
1/4 tsp
dried thyme
1 lb
smoked sausage, sliced
1 1/2 c
smoked ham, chopped
1 can(s)
(14.5 oz) chopped tomatoes with green chilies

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sort and wash peas.
2
Place in a large dutch oven, add water to depth of 2 in. above peas. Cover and let stand 8 hours or overnight.
3
Drain peas and return to dutch oven.
4
Add 8 cups water; bring to a boil.
5
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
6
Add bacon and next 12 ingredients; return to a boil.
7
Cover, reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes or until peas are tender.
8
Add sausage, ham, and tomatoes; return to a boil.
9
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes.
10
Remove bacon, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole