Slow Cooker Creole Style Purple Hull Peas
|Cooking Method:||Slow-Cooker/Crock Pot|
|1/4 lb||smoked sausage|
|1/2 c||onion, chopped|
|1/2 c||celery, chopped|
|1/2 c||bell pepper, chopped|
|1 clove||garlic, minced|
|1 medium||tomato, peeled and diced|
|3 c||purple hull peas or black-eyed peas|
|2 1/2 c||chicken broth|
|salt and pepper, to taste|
|tabasco sauce, to taste|
I have fond memories of shelling purple hull peas with my Aunt April and my cousins. Now I buy them at the farmers market or frozen, but I still think about those warm days on my aunt's back porch.
Field peas or black-eyed peas can be used instead of purple hulls.