~^Angel's^~ Crowder Peas (from canned)
  • Cooking Time: 14-16
  • Servings: 7
  • Preparation Time: 5
  • 2 cans Crowder Peas (I usually find Bushes brand), UNdrained + (appx) 1/2 can water to cover
  • 2 tsp Dry Chopped Onion Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Seasoned Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 Tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • *Mild Banana Pepper Rings- for serving suggestion
  • *Jalapeno Slices- for serving suggestion
  1. 1) In a medium sauce pan, over medium-high heat, combine all ingredients and enough water to cover the peas. Bring to a boil.
  2. 2) Turn down heat and allow to simmer 7-10 minutes.
  3. (A longer simmer will help soak in the flavors. If you are using frozen peas, be sure to simmer longer, until your peas are firm- not "crunchy", but not to overcook them to "mushy".)
  4. Serve with some Mild Banana Pepper Rings and/or a splash of their juice! Or for a little heat- a few Jalapeno Slices! Yum!
I was never a fan of sweet peas, the hulls that came with black-eyed peas, or pinto beans much as a kid. However, every year Mom and Dad would make a garden, and the Crowder Peas were the only thing in a pod I didn't mind hulling. To me, their flavor is a cross between the black-eyed pea and pinto bean, but with the shape similar to a garbanzo bean. Now, I don't plant my own garden, but can occasionally still find either a frozen version or a canned version of these delicious legumes! Nutrition Information per 1/2c serving: Calories 83; Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 569.2mg; Potassium 290.3mg; Carbs 18.5g; Fiber 5.1g; Sugars 0.2g; Protein 5.1g