Black Eyed Peas Recipe

Step 1

Pick over peas; wash thoroughly. Place in a heavy saucepan and cover with water; soak overnight.

Step 2

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.

Things You'll Need

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

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