Slow Cooker Creole Style Purple Hull Peas
Field peas or black-eyed peas can be used instead of purple hulls.
1/4 lbsmoked sausage
1/2 conion, chopped
1/2 ccelery, chopped
1/2 cbell pepper, chopped
1 clovegarlic, minced
1 mediumtomato, peeled and diced
3 cpurple hull peas or black-eyed peas
2 1/2 cchicken broth
·salt and pepper, to taste
·tabasco sauce, to taste
How to Make Slow Cooker Creole Style Purple Hull Peas
- 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.
- 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.
- Suggestion:Use a pound of sliced sausage and serve it over rice for a main dish. Don't forget the cornbread!