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Although this recipe calls for pink-eyed peas, you can use black-eyed peas or other local varieties.

Recipe by Cooking Light May 2003


Credit: Photography: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

Recipe Summary

6 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté 2 minutes. Add peas, water, and bacon; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, partially covered, 30 minutes or until tender. Discard bacon. Stir in salt and pepper.


Nutrition Facts

167 calories; calories from fat 28%; fat 5.3g; saturated fat 1.6g; mono fat 2.8g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 4.1g; carbohydrates 26.1g; fiber 6.3g; cholesterol 3mg; iron 1.4mg; sodium 588mg; calcium 157mg.