Cilantro Black Eyed Peas

Ingredients:

  • 1 bag of dried black eyed peas, about a pound or less
  • 1 bunch of cilantro, chopped
  • 1 pound of fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-2 inch pieces
  • 1/4 c. coconut flour
  • water

Instructions:

In a slow cooker, prepare the black eyed peas after rinsing the peas. Place them in the slow cooker and add water to about half way to fill cooker. Making sure that it covers the peas completely. Cook the peas for about 5-6 hours on low.

When the peas get almost at the end of the 5 hour mark, prepare the green beans and cilantro. When it’s been at least 5  hours, add the green beans to cooker  and stir. Add the Cilantro to the top but do not stir, cook for and additional 2-3 hours. just before ready to serve about 10-15 minutes, place the cooker on warm if you have that option or turn heat off, and stir the cilantro in while adding the flour.  Let sit till ready to serve and they will have a creamy sauce and a wonderful flavor. The green beans will still be fresh and crunchy.

Black Eyed Peas and Boudin

  • 1 lb. ground pork
  • 6-8 small links of boudin sausage
  • 1 can of black eyed peas with snaps
  • 1 can of hot hatch green chilis
  • 1 can of fire roasted tomatoes with green chilis
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

In a pot or deep skillet, on med heat, cook the ground pork. Cook the links also leaving them whole.  While cooking pork add the Worcestershire sauce.

When the ground pork is cooked, add the remaining ingredients and cook on low till fully heated and ready to serve.

Feeds 3-4 people.

Hoping John

Named Hoping John, not Hoppin’ John, hoping mine is better than all the thousands of variations of this recipe. Unique name to stand out a unique dish, But based on a description i read mine is closer to the original than most. A good dish to cook when your not home to cook.

Named Hoping John, not Hoppin’ John, hoping mine is better than all the thousands of variations of this recipe.  Unique name to stand out a unique dish, but based on a description I read, mine is closer to the original than most. A good dish to cook when your not home to cook.

Ingredients:

Instruction:

In a slow cooker combine (if you don’t have one I use Crock Pot brand for the best results and reliable cooking); dried peas, salt pork, beef base, water.  Stir together and cook on low for 6 hours or overnight.  Before you leave for work in the morning add the following items that you prepared the night before: pablano, onion, celery, hot sauce, rice, tomatoes, house seasoning, and turnip greens, cook till rice and peas are tender, probably another 6-8 hours hours max.  Will be done when you get home, caution to over cooking, it could make rice too soggy.