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Robert St. John

Restaurateur, author, enthusiastic traveler, & world-class eater.

Pink-Eyed Purple Hull Peas

Ingredients

3 cups Fresh peas, Black-eyed, Crowder, Lady or Pink-eyed purple-hull

4 cups Pork stock

1 piece Bacon

2 tsp Sugar

2 tsp Salt

1 Tbl Flour

Instructions

Place peas, stock, bacon, sugar and salt in a 2-quart saucepot over medium heat. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a slow simmer and cover. Simmer 30-45 minutes. Remove 1 /4 cup of pot liquor. Stir flour into pot liquor and pour back into peas. Bring back to a simmer and cook 10 minutes more. Remove from heat and let rest for 10 minutes before serving.

Yield: six to eight servings

 

 

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