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Southern Black-Eyed Peas

Southern Black-Eyed Peas

Txbluebonnet online; farm fresh black eyed peas

  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep time:30 Minutes
  • Cook time:1 Hour


  • 4 cups fresh black-eyed peas
  • 4 -5 slices bacon
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


In a 5 quart Dutch oven, cook bacon until crisp; set aside to drain on paper towels.

Cook onion, celery and garlic in bacon drippings until tender; add broth, salt, pepper and peas. Bring to a boil and skim top if necessary.

Lower heat to simmer; crumble bacon and add to peas.

Adjust seasonings to taste, cover and simmer until peas are tender (30 minutes to 1 hour depending on how tender you like them).

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