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Black Eyed Peas

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Category: Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Black-eyed peas
  • 1 tb Salt
  • 1 Garlic clove; halved
  • 1/2 c Bacon drippings; or veg. oil
  • 3 Garlic cloves; crushed
  • 3 Green peppers; chopped
  • 3 Onions; chopped
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 3 tb Vinegar
  • 1 ts Salt
  • Black pepper; to taste


Pick over peas; wash thoroughly. Place in a heavy saucepan and cover
with water; soak overnight.
Drain peas, and place in a heavy saucepan; cover with fresh boiling
water. Add 1 T. salt and garlic halves; cover and simmer 3 hours, adding
boiling water as needed. Just before serving, heat bacon drippings in
skillet; add crushed garlic, green pepper, onion, and bay leaves. Cook
until vegetables are soft. Stir in vinegar, 1 t. salt and black pepper.
Spoon into cooked peas; mix well.

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