New Year's Day Black-Eyed Peas Recipe

Yield 16 Servings


1 pound dry black-eyed peas

2 cups chopped cooked ham

1 pinch of garlic powder{}

2 onions, diced

1 (14.5 ounce) can whole tomatoes

salt & pepper (to taste)



Place black-eyed peas in 8 quart pot. {}Add enough water to fill pot 3/4 full. {}Stir in ham and diced onions, and season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. {}Place tomatoes in a blender or food processor, and blend until the tomatoes are liquefied. {}Add tomatoes to pot. {}Bring all ingredients to boil. {}Cover the pot, and simmer on low heat for 2 1/2 to 3 hours, or until the peas are tender.