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Ham Hocks And Black Eyed Peas

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  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)

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.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5552 Calories from Fat 2688

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 300 g460.8%

Saturated Fat 87 g435.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 660 mg220%

Sodium 3742.6 mg155.9%

Total Carbohydrates 410 g136.6%

Dietary Fiber 69.7 g278.9%

Sugars 26.1 g

Protein 335 g670.4%

Vitamin A 41.9% Vitamin C 144.9%

Calcium 77% Iron 302.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Ham Hocks And Black Eyed Peas Recipe