These Lucky Southern Black-Eyed Peas will help you ring in your new year with a warm and hearty dish. Onion and bacon give a savory flavor to low-oxalate mustard greens and black-eyed peas. This traditional New Year’s dish will feed a crowd — and may just bring you good luck in the new year!
Cook Time: 90 minutes
- 4 cups fresh or frozen black-eyed peas
- 4 -5 slices bacon
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 1 bunch mustard greens
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 6 cups chicken broth
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp white pepper
In a 5 quart pot, cook bacon until crisp; set aside to drain on paper towels.
In the same pot, cook the onion and mustard greens in the bacon drippings until they are tender.
Add garlic powder, broth, salt, pepper, and peas, and then cover and bring to a boil. Skim the top if necessary.
Lower heat to a simmer; add crumbled bacon to the peas.
Adjust seasonings to taste, and then cover and simmer until the peas are tender — about 1 hour.
Nutritional Analysis (Per Serving)
Total Carbohydrates: 23 grams
Total Fat: 3 grams
Protein: 14 grams
Dietary Fiber: 8 grams
Cholesterol: 13 mg
Sodium: 2600 mg
Sugar: 5 grams