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Cajun style stewed tomatoes bring a different taste experience to these wonderful traditional beans. Using canned black eyed peas makes this recipe super easy. Other ingredients featured are: Green Bell Pepper and Onion, and Bacon.
Yield: 6 servings
Black Eyed Peas have a lot of goodies in them. They have high levels of fiber, protein, vitamin A and folic acid.
This is great for anytime. Serve them on New Years for good luck, as the tradition goes. If you don't want any Cajun in this, just use regular stewed tomatoes.
Perfect for New Years Eve! Black-eyed peas are one of the many foods that if eaten on New Year's will bring luck to your home.
Reserving 1/3 cup, place peas in a blender. Process until smooth. Blend in onions, sour cream, and garlic salt. Transfer to a bowl and stir in reserved peas and bacon. Serve with tortilla chips, bagel chips, or corn chips.
By Irishwitch from Aurora, CO
Place peas, bacon and enough water to cover in a large kettle; bring to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand for 1 hour (do not drain). In a skillet, saute' onion and garlic in butter until tender. Add to pea mixture with salt. Return to heat; simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes or until peas are soft. Top with crumbled bacon, if desired. 6-8 servings.
By Robin from Washington, IA
In serving bowl, combine peas, corn, onion and bell pepper.
Combine all ingredients in slow cooker. Cook on high for 4 hours.
Rinse and sort peas for rocks. Place peas in large stock pot. add chicken broth and 2 more cups water. Add the rest of the ingredients. Bring to a rapid boil. Reduce heat to simmer and cover.
Boil peas in salted water until tender; drain. Saute' onion in oil and add peas to mixture. Press peas to break skins and mix with seasonings.
This salad has a lot of flavor and is perfect as a side or a light meal.
In parts of the southern United States, black eyed peas and ham or other cut of pork are included in the traditional New Year's meal. This is a page about black eyed peas with ham.