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Fresh Meld Peas

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Ingredients
  Salt pork 3 Ounce, diced
  Salt 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Shelled peas 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Directions

Place the salt pork, salt, and water in a large heavy saucepan over high heat.
Bring to a boil, lower the heat, and simmer for 15 minutes.
Add the peas and simmer for 1 hour, or until tender.
Add water if needed to keep the peas barely covered with liquid at all times.
Adjust the seasonings with salt and pepper.
Serve with hot cornbread. Sprinkle with pepper sauce, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Pea
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
75 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 185 Calories from Fat 106

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.2%

Saturated Fat 4.2 g21.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 12.2 mg4.1%

Sodium 1014.2 mg42.3%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.7%

Dietary Fiber 5 g19.9%

Sugars 5.5 g

Protein 6 g11.9%

Vitamin A 14.8% Vitamin C 64.5%

Calcium 2.6% Iron 8.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Fresh Meld Peas Recipe