Dirty Black Eyed Peas
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Title: Dirty black eyed peas
Yield: 4 Servings
1/2 lb Raw bacon, diced
2 c Chopped onions
4 oz Pickled pork meat, cubed
2 Smoked ham hocks, about 3 to
4 oz Each
2 tb Chopped garlic
2 Bay leaves
3 Sprigs of fresh thyme
1 lb Dried black eyed peas
10 c Chicken stock
Salt and pepper
In a large pan, over medium heat, render the bacon until crispy,
about 4 to 6 minutes. Add the onions and saute for 2 to 3 minutes.
Season the onions with salt and pepper. Stir in the pickled pork meat
and ham hocks. Saute for 2 minutes. Stir in the garlic, bay leaves,
thyme, black eyed peas and chicken stock. Season the mixture with
salt and pepper. Bring the liquid to a boil and reduce to a simmer.
Cook for about 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until the peas are tender. Remove
the pork meat and ham hock from the peas. Thinly slice both meats and
add back to the peas. Ladle into bowls and serve with crusty bread.
Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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