Savory Black-Eyed Peas with Bacon

Savory Black-Eyed Peas with Bacon

FROM: pepperannsw

PREP TIME: 1hr

COOK TIME: 10

SERVINGS: 4

DESCRIPTION:

Good southern style black-eyed peas with bacon

INGREDIENTS:

4 slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 1/2 cups chicken broth
1 cup dried black-eyed peas, sorted and rinsed
2 medium celery stalks, sliced (1 cup)
1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh savory leaves or 1 1/2 teaspoons dried savory leaves
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
3 medium carrots, thinly sliced (1 1/2 cups)
1 large green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces

DIRECTIONS:

1 . Cook bacon in 10-inch skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp. Remove bacon with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Drain fat from skillet.

2 . Heat broth, peas, celery, onion, savory and garlic to boiling in same skillet. Boil uncovered 2 minutes; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 40 minutes, stirring occasionally, until peas are almost tender (do not boil or peas will burst).

3 . Stir in carrots and bell pepper. Heat to simmering. Cover and simmer about 13 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender; stir. Sprinkle with cheese and bacon.

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