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Pot of Southern Peas


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Serves 6 | Prep Time 10 | Cook Time 45

Ingredients

4 bacon slices, thick cut
1/2 c. sweet onion
3 c. fresh black eye or purple hull peas
3 c. water
1 t. freshly ground black pepper


Fry bacon, cut into small pieces.


Drain on paper towel.


Sauté onion in bacon drippings, about 2 minutes.


Add peas to bacon drippings and onion and coat peas.


Add water, and bacon.


Bring to a boil.


Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes or until tender. Stir in pepper.


Serve with cornbread.


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Notes

Southern peas are a tradition in our family. This recipe has been handed down through several generations. Use black-eye peas or purple hull peas. Enjoy!

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