New Year’s Black Eyed Peas

Black Eyed Peas is a New Year’s tradition for bringing prosperity into the New Year!
Add this must-have side dish to your holiday menu!

 

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It is definitely New Year’s tradition to eat Black Eyed Peas to bring good luck and fortune into the new year!

You also cannot forget the collard greens which also known for bringing financial prosperity in the new year.

So if you want to get off to a good start, make sure to fill up on these dishes!!

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You will need:

  • Frozen black-eyed peas
  • Smoked turkey neck(s)
  • Yellow onion
  • Cajun seasoning
  • Onion powder
  • Minced garlic
  • Olive oil

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Steps to make this recipe: 

Add your turkey neck(s) to a medium-sized pot. Fill the pot almost to the top with water ensuring that the turkey neck is fully covered with water.

Cook over medium heat for approximately one hour.

After one hour, in a separate large pan, add olive oil and heat to medium heat. Then add the onions and saute until they start to brown.

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Once the onions begin to brown, add the minced garlic to the pan. Next, add the peas to the pan and then the smoked turkey.

Pour the water from the smoked turkey into your pan. Season the peas with the onion powder and cajun seasoning mixing together. 

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Cover and cook over medium heat for 45 minutes to an hour.

If needed, add additional water throughout the cooking process. Remove from the heat and serve!

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Other meats that can be used to make these peas are ham hocks and salt pork.

You definitely want to make sure to reserve the water that you boil the meats in to add to your peas. That’s where all the flavor is to add to the black eyed peas.

Of course you can’t have beans and greens without cornbread, so grab this recipe for our made from scratch cornbread.

 

 

You may also enjoy:

Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo

Purple Hull Peas and Okra

Buttermilk Fried Chicken

 

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New Year's Black Eyed Peas
Black Eyed Peas is a New Year's tradition for bringing prosperity into the New Year! Add this must-have side dish to your holiday menu!
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: black eyed peas, black eyed peas recipe, new years black eyed peas, side dish recipe
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 2 12 ounce bags of frozen black eyed peas
  • 1 smoked turkey neck
  • 1 c of yellow onion 
  • 2 tsps of minced garlic
  • 2 tsps cajun seasoning
  • 2 tsps onion powder
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil

Instructions

  • First, add your turkey neck(s) to a medium-sized pot.
  • Fill the pot almost to the top with water ensuring that the turkey neck is fully covered with water.
  • Cook over medium heat for approximately one hour.
  • After one hour, in a separate large pan, add olive oil and heat to medium heat.
  • Then add the onions and saute until they start to brown.
  • Once the onions begin to brown, add the minced garlic to the pan.
  • Next, add the peas to the pan and then the smoked turkey neck.
  • Pour the water from the smoked turkey neck into your pan.
  • Season the peas with the onion powder and cajun seasoning mixing together. 
  • Cover and cook over medium heat for 45 minutes to an hour. (If needed, add additional water throughout the cooking process.)
  • Remove from the heat and serve!
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