Slow Cooker Creole Style Purple Hull Peas

Slow Cooker Creole Style Purple Hull Peas

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Dennise H.

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
6 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make Slow Cooker Creole Style Purple Hull Peas

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat a medium, nonstick pan over medium heat. Add smoked sausage and cook until lightly browned. Drain on a paper towel. Reduce the heat to medium-low, add the onion, bell pepper and celery into the pan and sauté until softened. Add garlic and cook for another minute (don't brown it). Scrape into a 4 or 6 quart slow cooker.
  2. Add bacon, tomatoes, peas, and chicken broth to slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 6 hours or until beans are tender. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed.
  3. Suggestion:Use a pound of sliced sausage and serve it over rice for a main dish. Don't forget the cornbread!

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About Slow Cooker Creole Style Purple Hull Peas

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free Wheat Free
Other Tag: Healthy



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