Field Peas with Okra and Andouille Sausage

Field Peas with Okra and Andouille SausageRecipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck


Makes 8 to 10 servings

Total time: 40 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 40 Minutes


1/2 pound andouille sausage, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
6 cups assorted fresh or frozen field peas
1/2 pound small, fresh whole okra
12 fresh basil leaves, torn
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


1. Sauté andouille in a Dutch oven over medium heat 5 minutes or until lightly browned.

2. Add field peas and water to cover 1 inch above peas; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 20 minutes. Add okra; cover and simmer 5 minutes or until okra and peas are tender. Stir in basil and salt and pepper to taste. Transfer to a serving dish; serve with a slotted spoon.

Brought to the table by cookbook author Whitney Miller (Modern Hospitality).