Lady Peas

Ingredients

1/4 pound salt pork
1 1/2 pounds fresh Lady peas
Cold water
1 teaspoon bacon grease
1 teaspoon tsp sugar 1 salt, or to taste)
1 Onion, quartered
1/4 Hot pepper, optional
inch Cut slits washed and dried salt pork

Preparation

1
In medium sized saucepan cover meat with about a quart of cold water.
2
Boil, covered, until meat is tender and water has evaporated down to about a cupful. Add another quart of cold water to the meat.
3
Add peas, bacon grease, sugar, onion and hot pepper. Bring to a boil, cover again and lower fire to medium low.
4
When peas have become slightly tender - about 30 minutes - add salt.
5
Continue cooking until tender and tasty, usually about 20 minutes.
6
Serves 6 - 8.

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Yield:

6.0 servings

Added:

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 - 10:35pm

Creator:

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