October 05, 2009

Black Eyed Peas

Black Eyed Peas

Serves: 6

Created by The MDM Team, Saturday, October 27, 2007
Count yourself lucky that you have a dish that's such a people peaser. Use your bean and offer up this black-eyed peas side with just about any staple.

1 medium onion, chopped
2 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 cup chopped cooked ham
1-2 garlic clove, minced
2 (15 oz.) cans black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
1 (14 oz.) can chicken broth
1 tsp. rubbed sage
1/2 tsp. dried thyme
1/2 tsp. pepper
Chopped tomatoes
Sliced green onions
Pepper sauce (Hot sauce, chili sauce, or pepper sauce refer to any spicy sauce made from chili peppers and other ingredients.)

Heat oil in a medium saucepan; stir/sauté onion over medium-high heat for 3 minutes.
Stir in ham and garlic; sauté 3 minutes.
Stir in peas and the next 4 ingredients; bring to a boil; decrease heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 20 minutes; adjust seasoning to taste with salt/pepper.
Serve topped with chopped tomatoes, sliced green onions, and pepper sauce.

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