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Spicy Black-Eyed Peas (Great Cajan Dish)

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Category: United States, Appetizers, Rice

 Ingredients List

  • 15 oz Can Blackeyed Peas
  • 1 tb Vegetable Oil
  • 1 lg Onion -- chopped
  • 3 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 tb Green Pepper -- minced
  • 1/4 ts Cumin
  • 1/2 ts Tumeric
  • 1/4 ts Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 c Tomato Juice -- * see note
  • 2 tb Lemon Juice


* We used diced tomatoes.

Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet and fry onion until golden. Add
garlic, green pepper, tumeric, and cayenne pepper and fry for 2-3 minutes.
Add tomato juice (or tomatoes) and cumin and cook for 5 minutes. Next add
black-eyed peas and a little water if needed. Let it simmer for 15 minutes.
Stir in lemon juice. Serve over rice or cous cous.

(Taken from my friend Lori Nitzsche)

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