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blackeyed peas with bacon

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Stella Leonard
Pawnee, OK

My husband doesn't like blackeyed peas; but, he will eat these!!

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
method Stove Top

Ingredients For blackeyed peas with bacon

  • 1 lb
    dried blackeyed peas, rinsed and sorted
  • 1/2 lb
    bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 1 clove
    chopped garlic
  • 2 TBSP
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme
  • salt to taste
  • additional crumbled bacon

How To Make blackeyed peas with bacon

  • 1
    Boil peas, bacon in enough water to cover in a large kettle. Boil for 2 minutes,cover, remove from heat and let stand for 1 hour. Do not drain.
  • 2
    In a skillet saute onion and garlic in butter until tender. Add to pea mixture along with thyme and salt.
  • 3
    Return to the heat, cover, and simmer for 40 minutes or until peas are soft. Top with addition crumbled bacon if desired