Ingredients

How to make it

  • In a large dutch oven combine the peas, your ham bone and 6 cups of water.
  • Add one half of one of the onions along with 1 big tsp of the chopped garlic.
  • Add the bay leaf.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer gently for 2 to 2 1/2 hours.
  • Remove the ham bone and cut off the meat and dice.
  • Drain the black-eyed peas.
  • Discard the bay leaf.
  • Bring 2 1/2 cups of water to boil
  • Add rice and cover and simmer until the rice is nearly done about 15 minutes.
  • Mince the remaining onions/garlic and add to the rice along with peas, tomatoes, peppers, celery, seasoning, thyme, cumin and salt.
  • Cook another 10 minutes until the rice is tender.
  • Stir in chopped ham and diced green onions.
  • Serve with additional Crystal Hot sauce on the side.
  • Cracklin cornbread, collards are a must.

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  • conner909 5 years ago
    I'm not a big fan of black-eyed peas...probably have never had them cooked properly..but I have a ham bone in the freezer and some dried beans in the pantry...
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    " It was excellent "
    bluewaterandsand ate it and said...
    Great stuff!!I could not live thru New Years day, without my peas and collards!
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    Hop on over and bring it on!! This stuff is good!!!
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  • sparow64 6 years ago
    Now this really does sound good! I will try this one! Enough flavor going on here for sure!! Thanks so much for sharing.
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    " It was excellent "
    rosemaryblue ate it and said...
    Great recipe! A must have, especially the cracklin cornbread. There is nothing like it!
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    " It was excellent "
    chefelaine ate it and said...
    YUM! I love collards, and I love pork!! HIGH FIVE! :+D
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