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    Low Fat Creole Style Black Eyed Peas

    Low Fat Creole Style Black Eyed Peas. Photo by Engrossed

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    Total Time:

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    2 hrs 15 mins

    15 mins

    2 hrs

    mickeydownunder's Note:

    Inspired once again by the internet, true! This IS yummy AND delicious too! Served in a wrap, with rocket, don't forget feta, You'll almost think low fat foods are better :)

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      HEAT 2 1/2 cups water and dried black-eyed peas; once at FULL BOIL, continue boil for two minutes, REMOVE from heat, cover and let stand for 1 hour.
    2. 2
      Then DRAIN whatever water remains and allow peas to sit uncovered.
    3. 3
      In another saucepan, COMBINE 1 cup water, chicken broth, finely diced onion, finely diced celery, parsley and 2 cans (400g)/3 1/2 cups Diced Italian Tomatoes in juice, mustard, chilli pepper, ginger, black pepper and bay leaves; Bring to a BOIL.
    4. 4
      ADD cooked black-eyed peas.
    5. 5
      COVER and simmer on LOW for 1 hour and 45 minutes; STIR occasionally; If liquid is evaporating too quickly, you can add more water to make sure peas are covered with tomato/water mixture.
    6. 6
      ENJOY!
    7. 7
      NOTE: Is well worth the time to make and freezes WELL!
    8. 8
      NOTE: Remove Bay leaves before serving.
    9. 9
      NOTE: If canned tomatoes do not contain seasoning such as dry Italian seasoning, would suggest you add about 1 tbsp dry Italian seasoning, but is personal preference.
    10. 10
      NOTE: I serve in tortilla wrap with rocket, feta and Golden Door Recipe - Chilli Sauce.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 10, 2011

      Chicken broth is NOT vegetarian, so if you're cooking for a vegetarian, make sure you're using vegetable broth.

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    • on March 30, 2008

      55

      WONDERFUL! I made this as directed and didn't miss the bacon at all! This was very flavorful and full of fiber. I enjoyed it by itself and wrapped in whole grain tortillas with a little bit of low fat cheese and salsa. YUM! Freddy Cat says hi to his Auntie Mickey! Made for Recipe Swap #14, thanks for inviting us!

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    • on March 17, 2007

      55

      Yumm, this turned out super. I added some red chili flakes as well, just 'cause we like spicy foods. This did take some time to make, but most of it is passive cooking. Worked out well to have the pot stewing away while I cleaned the house on a Sunday afternoon. The flavors are delicious. I froze half of the beans and look forward to eating them soon. Thanks for posting this recipe, we enjoyed it quite a bit.

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    Nutritional Facts for Low Fat Creole Style Black Eyed Peas

    Serving Size: 1 (231 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 10

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 59.0
     
    Calories from Fat 4
    85%
    Total Fat 0.4 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.1 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 279.1 mg
    11%
    Total Carbohydrate 11.5 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 2.9 g
    11%
    Sugars 2.5 g
    10%
    Protein 3.2 g
    6%

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