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Ham Hocks And Black Eyed Peas

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Ingredients
  Dry black eyed peas 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Ham hocks 3 Pound
  Chopped onion 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cayenne 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Okra/One 10-ounce package frozen cut okra 10 Ounce, cut up (2 cups)
Directions

Place dry black-eyed peas in a 6-quart kettle or Dutch oven and add 12 cups water.
Do not drain.
Stir in ham hocks, onion, celery, bay leaf, salt, and cayenne.
Bring to boil.
Reduce heat; cover and simmer till ham hocks are tender and peas are done, for about 1 1/2 hours.
Stir in fresh or frozen okra; cook till okra is very tender, 10 to 15 minutes.
Remove bay leaf.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Ham
Interest: 
Healthy

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