Black-Eyed Peas Recipe #8

  • 1 lbs Black-eyed peas
  • 3 Onions; chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Salt
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 Garlic clove; halved
  • 3 Tbsp Vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Bacon drippings; or veg. oil
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 3 Garlic cloves; crushed
  • Black pepper; to taste
  • 3 Green peppers; chopped image placeholder

Pick over peas; wash thoroughly. Place in a heavy saucepan and cover with water; soak overnight. Drain peas, and place in a heavy saucepan; cover with fresh boiling water.

Add 1 tsp 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 tsp salt and black pepper. Spoon into cooked peas; mix well.

Submitted by: Recipe Group Member