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Spicy Blackeyed Peas #1

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Category: Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • Oil
  • 1 c Chopped onion
  • 1 Clove (large) garlic;
  • -chopped
  • 1 ts Cumin
  • 1 ts Dry mustard
  • 1/2 ts Chili powder (I use more)
  • 1 cn (16-oz) blackeyed peas
  • -(drained)
  • 1 cn (16-oz) can whole peeled
  • -tomatoes (undrained)
  • 3 dr Tabasco; more or less
  • 1 ts White vinegar
  • Salt; pepper


I go this off the Net a couple of years ago, and it is one of my
favorites. It was originally posted by Tom Smith, but I no longer recall in
which group.

Saute onion, garlic, and spices in a little oil until the onions are soft.
Add the (blackeyed) peas and tomatoes. Simmer for 20 minutes or so,
breaking up the tomatoes. Add Tabasco, vinegar, salt, and pepper. Turn off
heat and stir.

Serve over rice or with grits.

Some comments of my own:

1. I use more garlic.

2. I rinse the blackeyed peas thoroughly. I think it helps with gas.

3. I chop the tomatoes before adding rather than breaking up during

4. I don't put on salt and pepper. I think I use less adding it at the

5. I sometimes add Louisiana hot sauce at the table.

6. It goes well with couscous also.

7. He doesn't say, but this probably servers four.

8. For me, adding a lettuce salad, bread, and a glass of wine or beer makes
it a complete meal. Delicious.

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