Not Just for New Years Day Blackeye Peas
With the added kick of cayenne pepper, these blackeye peas are great with pork chops, ham, or served all by themselves.
1 tablespoon bacon drippings
1/2 cup chopped onion (optional)
1 (42-ounce) can BUSH'S® BEST Blackeye Peas
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 cup leftover cooked ham pieces, or more as desired
- Heat bacon drippings in heavy saucepan. Add onion and cook until soft. Add black-eyed peas with the liquid in the can, pepper, and ham pieces. Bring to a boil. Stir. Lower heat and simmer 30 minutes or longer, stirring occasionally.
Makes 12 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): Calories: 100; Total Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 4mg; Sodium: 384mg; Total Carbs: 15.1g; Dietary Fiber: 3.2g;Protein: 4.7g
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Bush's Beans.