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New Year's Lucky Peas

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 30 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings
Serve these peas over rice for a hoppin' John-style good-luck meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chopped cooked ham
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (14-ounce) can chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Toppings: chopped tomato, sliced green onions, pepper sauce

How to Make It

  1. Sauté chopped onion in hot oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat 3 minutes. Stir in ham and garlic, and sauté 3 minutes. Stir in peas and next 4 ingredients. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 20 minutes. Serve with desired toppings.