Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Black-Eyed Peas with Bacon

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 minutes  + soaking     Cook: 40 minutes MAKES: 8 servings

1 pound dried black-eyed peas
1/2 pound bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
1 tablespoon butter
1 large onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
Salt to taste
Additional cooked and crumbled bacon, optional

1 .  Rinse and sort black-eyed peas. Place peas and bacon in a Dutch oven; add water to cover. Bring to a boil; boil 2 minutes. Remove from heat; let soak, covered, 1 hour. Do not drain.

2 .  In a skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook and stir until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in thyme.

3 .  Stir into pea mixture. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 30-40 minutes or until peas are tender, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with salt to taste. If desired, serve with additional crumbled bacon. Yield: 8 servings.

11 comments:

  1. LOVE black-eyed peas. And with bacon? Well, yes. Please. :-) Thanks! And Happy Thanksgiving!

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    1. Hi John , As you know black-eyed peas is so deliciously good and you get your fiber too. Happy Thanksgiving to you , Mrs. K R and all the Kitty Riffs . Thanks for stopping by :)

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  2. Good morning Nee,
    This dish looks good..I have never made black eye peas before...but your dish looks super easy, so I will have to try them. I always love to try new foods and recipes. I like the bacon with it, it must bring it to another flavorful dimension. Thanks for sharing...this wonderful recipe. Have a great day!
    Dottie :)

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    1. Good morning Dottie ,
      Black-eyed peas is easy , I like the dry ones , they also come in cans . Try it with a can of black-eyed peas , you will like them . Thanks for stopping by . Happy Thanksgiving . Have a great turkey day . Nee :)

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  3. Dear Nee, The peas look great! Everything is better with bacon!
    Wishing you a Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving. xoxox Catherine

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      Catherine , Love peas with bacon , sometime with ham hocks . Thanks for stopping by.
      Wish you and your dear family a safe , Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving . Nee : - )

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  4. Oh yes! This would be great with beer :D

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    1. Hi Medeja , yeap , great with beer :) thanks for stopping by

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  5. Hi Nee,
    That looks good! I would never have thought to include bacon with black-eyed peas! Yummy!

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    1. Hi Joyce ,The peas is very tasty with the bacon , thanks for stopping by :)

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  6. I'm sure this tasted yummy-licious with additional of bacon. Thanks for sharing ^-^!

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