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Southern-style crowder peas

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: Approximately 45 minutes

1 package (16 ounces) frozen crowder peas, thawed (frozen black-eyed peas can also be used)
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 cups water
2 teaspoons sodium-free powdered instant beef bouillon
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 bay leaf
1 cup diced ham (approximately 4 1/2 ounces)
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Place all ingredients in a large pan and stir to mix well. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 40 minutes, or until peas are tender; stir occasionally. Remove bay leaf before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 126
  Carbohydrate: 16 g
  Protein: 11 g
  Fat: 2 g
  Saturated fat: 1 g
  Cholesterol: 16 mg
  Sodium: 24 mg
  Fiber: 3 g
 
Exchanges per serving: 1 starch, 1 lean meat
Carbohydrate choices: 1

 

  

2009-10-08

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