Peppery Peas O' Plenty

Southern Living
Peppery Peas O' PlentyRecipe
Makes 4 to 6 servings


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4 hickory-smoked bacon slices
1 large onion, chopped
1 cup frozen black-eyed peas
1 cup frozen purple hull peas
1 cup frozen crowder peas
1 cup frozen butter peas
1 cup frozen field peas with snaps
1 (32-ounce) container chicken broth
1 tablespoon Asian garlic-chili sauce
3/4 to 1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon freshly ground pepper


Cook bacon in Dutch oven until crisp; remove bacon, and drain on paper towels, reserving drippings in pan. Crumble bacon.

Sauté onion in hot drippings in Dutch oven over medium-high heat 8 minutes or until translucent. Add black-eyed peas and next 8 ingredients, and cook 20 to 25 minutes, uncovered. Top with crumbled bacon.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Bryan Sweet Hickory Smoked Bacon and A Taste of Thai Garlic Chili Pepper Sauce.

Created date

January 2004