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Black Eyed Pea And Ham Casserole

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Ingredients
  Dried black eyed peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Olive oil/Canola oil 2 Tablespoon
  Low sodium low fat baked ham 12 Ounce
  Onions 2 , chopped
  Sweet peppers 2 , coarsely chopped (Red Or Green)
  Canned tomatoes 14 Ounce, crushed (1 Can)
  Chicken stock 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

MAKING
2. Keep the peas in a pan filled with cold water for about 8 hours. Drain the peas.
3. In a Dutch oven, heat the oil on low flame. Add the in the pan ham and saute for 5 minutes or until browned.
4. Add the onions, sweet peppers and saute for 5 minutes or until tender and slightly browned.
5. Stir in the peas, tomatoes, stock, 2 cups water, and bay leaf.
6. Bring to a boil and keep boiling for 10 minutes. Cover the lid on the casserole and bake for another 50 minutes or until vegetables are soft.
7. Remove from the heat and discard the bay leaf.

SERVING
8. Season the casserole dish using pepper and parsley. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Pea
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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