Seasoned Black Eyed Peas With Bacon
|Dried black eyed peas||1 Pound|
|Canadian bacon||1⁄4 Pound|
|Onions||2 Medium, chopped|
|Celery stalks||2 , chopped|
|Bay leaf||1 Small|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), chopped|
|Cayenne pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|No salt added tomato paste||6 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Black pepper||To Taste|
Rinse peas and place them in a large saucepan.
Cover with water and let soak for 45 minutes.
Cook Canadian bacon until crisp in a skillet over medium-high heat.
Drain on paper towels.
Chop and set aside.
Drain peas and return them to the large saucepan.
Add just enough fresh water to cover.
Add bacon and remaining ingredients.
Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
Reduce heat, cover and simmer 3 hours, or until tender.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1934 Calories from Fat 137
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16 g24.5%
Saturated Fat 4.8 g24.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 55.6 mg18.5%
Sodium 1531.3 mg63.8%
Total Carbohydrates 329 g109.6%
Dietary Fiber 60 g240.2%
Sugars 27.5 g
Protein 133 g266.1%
Vitamin A 44.6% Vitamin C 83.3%
Calcium 54.3% Iron 276.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet