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Blackeyed Peas with Ham      Back to Vegetable Dishes     Printer Friendly Page

Recipe By Orville
Preparation Time 1:30

Serves 6

2 cups dried blackeyed peas
1/2 cup red onion -- chopped
1/2 cup green bell pepper -- chopped
1 clove garlic -- crushed
1/2 cup diced ham
1 slice bacon
salt and pepper -- to taste

Wash peas and add to a heavy pot. Cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Add the onions, bell pepper, garlic, ham, bacon, and salt and pepper. After pot comes to a boil reduce heat to medium and cook until peas are tender (about a hour and a half). Add water as needed to prevent peas from burning.