Southern Style Black eyed Peas
  • 1 lb dried black eye peas
  • 1/2 medium onion, diced
  • 1 medium carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1 serrano pepper, seeded and thinly sliced (optional)
  • 4 oz smoke flavored lean ham, diced
  • 5 c water
  1. Crock pot directions: Rinse peas under cold running water
  2. Place all ingredients in crock pot
  3. Cook on low seting 8-10 hours or until peas are tender.
  4. Stove Top Directions: Rinse peas under cold running water.
  5. Place all ingredients in a large saucepan or Dutch oven
  6. Add two additional cups of water
  7. Bring to a boil and skim off any foam.
  8. Reduce heat to medium low
  9. cover and simmer 2 hours