Creole peas

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 cans Crowder peas
4 \N Or
5 \N Strips bacon; fried
2 \N Onions; chopped
1 \N Clove garlic; minced
1 small Piece green pepper; chopped
½ \N Rib celery; chopped
1 tablespoon Flour
½ cup Water
\N \N Salt & pepper to taste

Fry bacon; lift out and drain. In same pan, saut‚ chopped onions, garlic, peppers and celery until wilted. Add flour and stir. Add peas; season with salt and pepper. Lay bacon on top and add water. Steam covered 1 hour on a very low fire. Serve over rice or plain.

Green beans may be substituted for crowder peas. Use ham instead of bacon and add 2 cans tomato sauce.

From <A Taste of Louisiana>. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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