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Black Eyed Peas with Jalapenos Pie - Part 1 - Mushrooms

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  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Fresh mushrooms 2 Cup (32 tbs), sliced
  Salt To Taste
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Shallots 3 , thinly sliced
  Chorizo 1⁄2 Pound
  Jalapeno 1 , seeded and minced
  Fresh spinach 9 Ounce, washed and stems removed (1 Package)
  Cooked black eyed peas 4 Cup (64 tbs) (Fresh Ones)
  Cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), grated
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Leaf lettuce 3 Tablespoon
  Basil leaves 1 Tablespoon, minced
  10 inch pie pastry 1

Add mushrooms to heated olive oil. Sauté to reduce the liquid for about 8 to 10 minutes. Add kosher salt and pepper to taste. Remove and place in a bowl and set aside.
Add more olive oil and the shallots. Cook them until they’re transparent. It should take approximately 5 to 7 minutes. Add the chorizo. Cook until browned. Add fresh minced jalapeño, salt and pepper. Cook for about 2 to 4 minutes. Remove and put in a bowl and set side.
Placing 1/2 of the spinach, 1/2 of the black-eyed peas, 1/2 of the cheese, 1/2 of the heavy cream, 1 egg, and 1/2 of the Cheyenne pepper. You will process in 2 batches. Process until it’s the consistency of oatmeal. You don’t want it to be a paste.
Spoon the chorizo mixture in the bottom of the pie crust. Layer the mushrooms over the Chorizo mixture. Spoon the spinach mixture on top of the mushrooms. Spread the remaining black- eyed peas on top of the spinach mixture. Sprinkle the Lettuce Leaf Basil over the layer of the black-eyed peas. Sprinkle the rest of the cheese on top. Preheat the oven at 375F degrees. Bake for approximately 1 1/2 hours until it’s bubbly and golden.
Take the pie out of the oven. Put a little bit of the Real Texas Cha Cha sauce over the individual slices.
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Recipe Summary

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Main Dish
Bean, Black Eyed Pea
Every true Texan, and almost everyone who loves Texan food, is always on the lookout for a good recipe for Black Eyed Peas with Jalapenos Pie. Thanks to Ramona Werst, your search ends here. This is a detailed 5 part video on making the Texan New Year favorite. In Part 1, Ramona sautees the mushrooms, one of the most important ingredients, to perfection.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1088 Calories from Fat 662

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 74 g114.4%

Saturated Fat 33.2 g166%

Trans Fat 2 g

Cholesterol 155.2 mg51.7%

Sodium 1124.5 mg46.9%

Total Carbohydrates 75 g25%

Dietary Fiber 13.7 g54.7%

Sugars 7.2 g

Protein 34 g67.3%

Vitamin A 171.4% Vitamin C 42.3%

Calcium 38.8% Iron 23.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Black Eyed Peas With Jalapenos Pie - Part 1 - Mushrooms Recipe Video