Good Luck Black-Eyed Peas2004-12-17
- Course: Side Dishes
- Yield : 8
- Servings : 8
- Prep Time : 15m
- Cook Time : 45m
- Ready In : 60m
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Back-eyes are a traditional New Year’s Day dish especially among Cajuns along with pork and cabbage. I can remember talking to my parents and siblings every New Year’s day, wishing good health and prosperity. To this day, the remaining siblings share that wish with each other.
- 4 strips of bacon
- 1/2 cup onions chopped
- 1/2 cup bell pepper chopped
- 1 small jalapeno seeded and chopped fine
- 2 cans black-eyed peas
In a medium saucepan, chop four strips of bacon and fry until slightly brown.
Do not drain bacon grease.
Add the onions, bell pepper and jalapeno to the saucepan.
Sauté the mixture for 15 to 20 minutes or until the onions are golden.
Add the two cans of black-eyes to the mixture, then reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Stir occasionally..