For an easy side dish packed with protein and veggies, whip up these simple crowder peas. Just combine all your chopped ingredients in a pan, stir well and voilà! You’ve got a tasty side that will pair well with any Southern feast.
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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.
Yield: 4 cups. Serving size: 1/2 cup.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 126, Carbohydrates: 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.
Tami Ross is a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.
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