Yield: 6 Servings
|1 pounds||Dried black-eyed peas|
|1 tablespoon||Olive oil|
|1 cup||Chopped onion|
|2||Cloves garlic, crushed|
|1 teaspoon||Dried thyme|
|¼ teaspoon||Dried red pepper flakes or black pepper|
Pick over, wash and drain peas. Soak overnight in water to cover; drain and set aside.
In a large heavy saucepan, heat oil and add onion; cook over medium heat, stirring often, until onion begins to brown, about 5 minutes.
Stir in garlic, 4 cups water, salt, thyme, bay leaves and pepper.
Bring to a boil, add drained black-eyed peas, return to a boil. Turn heat to lowest setting, cover and cook 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until peas are tender.
Per serving: 203 calories, 14 grams protein, 32 grams carbohydrate, 3 grams fat, 0 cholesterol, 274 milligrams sodium.
Francis Price writing in the Oregonian's FOODday, 1/12/93.
Posted by Stephen Ceideburg