Lucky New Year's Black Eyed Peas

December 26, 2012 1 min read

Did you know Black Eyed Peas bring you luck in the New Year? Enjoy this   new year's day with a hearty bowl of black-eyed peas cooked with garlic, onion, tomatoes and diced country ham. You can't go wrong with this homey recipe!
Cool-jams Black Eyed Peas
Ingredients:
1 pound dry black-eyed peas
2 cups chopped cooked ham
salt and pepper to taste
1 pinch garlic powder
2 onions, diced
1 (14.5 ounce) can whole tomatoes
Directions:
1. Place black-eyed peas in 8 quart pot. Add enough water to fill pot 3/4 full. Stir in ham and diced onions, and season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Place tomatoes in a blender or food processor, and blend until the tomatoes are liquefied. Add tomatoes to pot. Bring all ingredients to boil. Cover the pot, and simmer on low heat for 2 1/2 to 3 hours, or until the peas are tender.