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  • Serves: 4 servings

Warm "Texas Caviar"

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Category: Beans

 Ingredients List

  • 2/3 c Fat-free less-sodium chicken
  • -broth
  • 1/4 c Uncooked long grain rice
  • 15 oz Cooked black-eyed peas;
  • -divided OR one can
  • 1/2 c Frozen corn; thawed
  • 1/2 ts Hot sauce
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/8 ts Black pepper
  • 4 1/2 oz Chopped green chiles OR one
  • -can
  • 4 sl Bacon
  • 1/2 c Thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 Clove garlic; minced
  • 10 oz Thinly sliced green cabbage
  • -OR one bag
  • 2 Tomatoes; each cut into
  • -8-wedges


Bring broth to a boil in a small saucepan; add rice. Cover, reduce heat,
and simmer 20 minutes or until tender.

Drain peas. In a large bowl, mash 3/4 cup peas with a potato masher. Stir
in remainmg peas, cooked rice, corn, hot sauce, salt, pepper, and chives.

In a large nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp.
Remove bacon from pan, reserving 2 teaspoons bacon drippings in pan and 2
teaspoons bacon drippings in a small bowl; crumble bacon and set aside. Add
onions and garlic to skillet; saute 2 minutes over medium heat. Stir onion
mixture into pea mixture.

Heat reserved 2 teaspoons bacon drippings in skillet over medium heat. Add
cabbage; saute 4 minutes or until crisp - tender. Arrange 1/2 cup cabbage
mixture on each of 4 plates; top each with 4 tomato wedges and 3/4 cup pea
mixture. Sprinkle with crumbled bacon. Serves 4.

[Per serving: Calories 200 (22% from fat), Fat 6g (1g saturated), Protein
11g, Carbohydrate 31g, Fiber 5g, Chol 6mg, Iron 2mg, sodium 593 mg, Calcium
74 mg]

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