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from [2009KazMom]

Black Eyed Peas & Pork Loin

Serve with Collards for a great New Year's Day dish!

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep time:15 Minutes
  • Cook time:6 Hours, 30 Minutes


  • 2.5-3 pound(s) Pork Loin (or chops...) S&P then sear on all sides
  • 1 pound(s) dried black eyed peas Soaked overnight
  • 4 clove(s) garlic whole
  • 1-2 tablespoon(s) cumin
  • 1 tablespoon(s) pepper (white or black)
  • 2 whole(s) bay leaves
  • handful diced onions
  • 4 cup(s) water or pork stock


Soak the beans overnight. Sear the pork on all sides (I used a piece of the loin). Put beans in crock pot. Settle pork in the middle of peas. Add cumin & pepper & onions - stir beans around. Add garlic cloves & bay leaves. Add 4 cups water.

In crock-pot - Cook on high for ~3 hrs. Then on low for ~ 3 hrs. (Make sure beans are tender.)

Serve with collards!

Note - these were the best black eyed peas I've ever had....

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