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  • 4 cups - fresh or frozen black-eyed peas
  • 4 slices - to 5 slices bacon
  • 1 - large onion, chopped
  • 1 stalks - celery, diced
  • 4 cloves - garlic, minced
  • 6 cups - chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoons - salt
  • 1/4 teaspoons - ground black pepper
  • Directions:

    In a 5 quart Dutch oven, cook bacon until crisp; set aside to drain on paper towels.

    Cook onion, celery and garlic in bacon drippings until tender; add broth, salt, pepper and peas. Bring to a boil and skim top if necessary.

    Lower heat to simmer; crumble bacon and add to peas.

    Adjust seasonings to taste, cover and simmer until peas are tender (30 minutes to 1 hour depending on how tender you like them).

    Brief Description

    Black eyed peas cooked with bacon, onion and garlic in chicken broth.

    Main Ingredient:

    black eyed peas

    Category:  Main Dish

    Cuisine:  Southern

    Prep Time: 30 min
    Cook Time: 1 hour(s)


    Serve with cornbread.


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    Posted On:

    March 7, 2017

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