Black-Eyed Pea Stew With Rice

READY IN: 1hr 52mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

From Southern Living.

Top Review by Tamaretta

I wanted to make this more of a side dish, so I left out the pork chops, but added a few sliced pieces of leftover ham. I also threw 1/2 cup brown rice (uncooked) in the pan at step #4 and added a few shakes of liquid smoke. Very good and very filling. Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Stir/saute pork in 1 tablespoon hot oil in a large pot over med-high heat for 8-10 minutes; remove pork and set aside.
  2. Add in remaining oil; stir/saute onion and next 4 ingredients in hot oil for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in oregano and thyme; cook, stirring often 2 minutes.
  4. Add in peas, broth, and bay leaf; bring to a boil.
  5. Cover, lower heat, and simmer 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Stir in tomatoes; simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Stir in reserved pork, salt, and next 3 ingredients.
  8. Remove bay leaf; serve over rice.

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