Black Eyed Peas With Herbs

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash and drain black-eyed peas.
  • Soak peas overnight in water that covers by 5 inches.
  • Drain peas and discard soaking liquid.
  • In a large pot, add the peas and 4 1/2 cups water; bring to a boil.
  • Cover, turn the heat down to low, and simmer for 40 minutes or until the peas are tender; set aside without draining.
  • Add the oil to a large skillet and put over medium-high heat.
  • When the oil is hot, add in the chile and stir once; it should darken and puff up immediately.
  • Quickly add in the garlic and stir once.
  • Add the black-eyed peas and all the cooking liquid, the bay leaves, oregano, thyme, paprika, and salt.
  • Stir mixture and bring to a simmer.
  • Simmer gently, uncovered, for 20 minutes.
  • Serve hot.
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