Cajun Blackeyed Peas

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Dene Mitzel

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@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

How to Make Cajun Blackeyed Peas

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.

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About Cajun Blackeyed Peas

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



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