Hearty Black-Eyed Peas

Southern Living
8 servings


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1 (16-ounce) package dried black-eyed peas
4 cups water
1 medium onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon pepper
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 (1-pound) ham steak, cut into 1/2-inch cubes, or 1 ham hock
4 whole jalapeño peppers (optional)


Bring first 6 ingredients and, if desired, jalapeños to a boil in a Dutch oven; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 1 hour or until peas are tender.

Created date

June 2000