Recipe

Good Luck Black Eyed Peas

Ingredients

  • 1 pound dried black eyed peas (rinsed and picked over)
  • 5 cups vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1 pound pork tenderloin, cut into chunks
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Soak the peas for one hour, rinse and put in a large pot. Cover with water, bring to a boil, then drain the beans in a colander and discard the water. Put the beans back in the pot and add the broth and pork. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer.
  • In a large skillet melt butter and add the onions. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add celery and carrots and continue cooking until they are soft. Add to the bean mixture and simmer for one hour.
  • *Option
  • You can serve with a tablespoon of ketchup placed in the center This adds color and a nice flavor.