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Southern Black Eye Peas

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Ingredients
  Water 1 Quart
  Blanched salt pork 1⁄2 Pound, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  Dried black eye peas 1 Pound, soaked and ready to cook
  Onions 2 , chopped
  Hot pepper flakes/Tabasco 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Or To Taste)
  Salt To Taste
  Ground pepper To Taste
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
Directions

Pour the water into a large heavy saucepan.
Add the pork and bring to the boiling point.
Lower the heat and simmer covered for 30 to 45 minutes.
Add the peas, onions and hot pepper flakes.
Simmer covered over low heat for about 1 hour or until the peas are tender.
Check for moisture.
It may be necessary to add a little more hot water, 2 tablespoons at a time, or to cook without a cover to reduce the pan liquid.
Add salt and pepper.
Stir in the butter and cook for 5 more minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Gourmet
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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