1/1 Photo of Black-Eyed Peas Like Maw Maw's
Good ole Southern Cooking at it's best. I looked forward to these every summer when the fresh black eyed peas were plentiful. Maw Maw would get them by the bushel, we'd sit out back under the big old oaks in the afternoon, enjoy the breeze & shell peas. Once she cooked them up, you knew it was worth all the effort. Add some cornbread & sliced home grown tomatoes and you didn't need anything else. Fresh Frozen Black Eyed Peas come close. They taste much fresher than dried peas, and taste like summer even in the winter.
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- 1Based on the amount of Peas you are cooking, add water to Pot.
- 2Start to bring to a boil.
- 3Take Ham Hock and score skin side if needed and add to pot.
- 4Boil Ham Hock for about 20 minutes to season water, add Bacon Grease & stir until melted.
- 5Add Peas.
- 6Boil at a rapid boil for the first 20 minutes, then turn down to a low boil and cover pot. Continue cooking until Peas are getting soft.
- 7Take a taste.
- 8Season with Salt & Pepper to your taste.
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Nutritional Facts for Black-Eyed Peas Like Maw Maw's
Serving Size: 1 (58 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 8
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 93.2
- Calories from Fat 18
- Total Fat 2.0 g
- Saturated Fat 0.7 g
- Cholesterol 1.5 mg
- Sodium 5.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 14.2 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
- Sugars 0.0 g
- Protein 5.0 g
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