Black-Eyed Pea Special
|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|
|Bay leaf||1 Small|
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.