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Black-Eyed Pea Special

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Ingredients
  Bacon slices 3
  Celery stalks 2 , sliced
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Chopped green pepper 2 Tablespoon
  Canned tomatoes 16 Ounce, undrained
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Frozen black eyed peas 20 Ounce
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1 Small
Directions

Fry bacon in a Dutch oven until crisp.
Remove bacon, reserving drippings in pan.
Crumble bacon, and set aside.
Saute celery, onion, and green pepper in pan drippings for 5 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients, and bring mixture to a boil.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 1 hour and 10 minutes or until peas are tender.
Remove bay leaf, stir in crumbled bacon before serving.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Curry
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
8

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