A MESS OF PEAS

 

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  • Servings: 10-12
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Ingredients

  • 1 quart water
  • 1 (8- to 10-ounce) smoked ham hock
  • 8 cups fresh field peas
  • 4 to 6 hot peppers in vinegar, drained
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Bring 1 quart water and smoked ham hock to a boil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low, and simmer 30 minutes. Stir in peas and remaining ingredients; cover and simmer 25 to 30 minutes or until peas are done.

Notes

Categories: Side Dish  Southern US 

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