Mom's Lucky Black-eyed Peas
Mom's Lucky Black-eyed Peas might be just the side dish you are searching for. One serving contains 174 calories, 7g of protein, and 9g of fat. This gluten free and dairy free recipe serves 6. Head to the store and pick up onion, black-eyed peas, garnishes: green onions, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 8 hours.
Rinse and sort peas according to package directions.
Place peas in a large Dutch oven; cover with cold water 2 inches above peas, and let soak 6 to 8 hours (or see Quick-Soak method below).
Drain peas, and rinse thoroughly.
Bring salt pork and 1 qt. water to a boil in Dutch oven over medium-high heat; reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 30 minutes.
Add peas, onion, next 2 ingredients, water to cover, and, if desired, jalapeo pepper. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cover, reduce heat, and cook, stirring occasionally, 1 hour to 1 hour and 30 minutes or until peas are tender and liquid thickens slightly. (Uncover after 1 hour to allow liquid to evaporate, if necessary.) Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Place peas in a Dutch oven; cover with cold water 2 inches above peas. Bring to a boil; boil 1 minute. Cover, remove from heat, and let stand 1 hour.
Drain peas, and rinse thoroughly. Proceed as directed in Step