|Dry black eyed peas||8 Ounce|
|Chopped onion||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Dried red pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced (Large Clove)|
|Salt pork||8 Ounce, rinsed and cut in 12 pieces|
|Hot cooked rice||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Rinse peas; in skillet bring to boiling in 1 quart water. (Electric skillet 250°.)
Boil 2 minutes; remove from heat and let stand 1 hour.
Add onion, pepper, red pepper, garlic, and bay leaf.
Bring to boiling; cover and reduce heat (220°).
Simmer 1 hour, stirring once or twice.
Stir in salt pork; simmer, uncovered, till tender, stirring frequently, 50 to 60 minutes more.
Remove salt pork and bay leaf; mash the pea mixture slightly.
Season to taste with additional salt, if desired.
Serve with hot rice.
Calories 710 Calories from Fat 424
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 47 g72.4%
Saturated Fat 17 g85.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 48.8 mg16.3%
Sodium 848.7 mg35.4%
Total Carbohydrates 54 g18.1%
Dietary Fiber 7.4 g29.7%
Sugars 2.7 g
Protein 18 g36.7%
Vitamin A 2.4% Vitamin C 9.8%
Calcium 7.1% Iron 38.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet