Prep 20 mins
Cook 4 hrs
A nice Southern dish modified for the crock pot. If you like a little spicy then ad 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper.
- 5 slices bacon
- 1⁄2 cup onion, chopped
- 1⁄2 cup celery, chopped
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 (14 ounce) cans black-eyed peas, drain liquid and rinse peas
- 1 cup water
- 1⁄2 teaspoon pepper
- 1 teaspoon dried parsley
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- Chop bacon into 1 inch pieces.
- Add to medium pan and cook until crispy. Do not drain off the grease!
- Add onion, celery, and garlic to bacon and cook for 5 minutes.
- Add all of the ingredients from the pan including the bacon grease to crock pot.
- Add remainder of ingredients to crock pot.
- Cook on low for 2 hours or on high for 1 hour.
- Stir and serve on rice.