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   Sunday, December 15, 2019 

Vote for your Country in the Battle of the Islands! Black-Eyed Peas and Sweet Potato

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Submitted by:
Harmac
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Preparation Time: 30 min.
Cooking Time: 1 1/2 hours
Serves: 6-8 servings

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 cups dried black-eyed peas
  • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut in small chunks
  • 3 fresh tomatoes, peeled and cut in small chunks
  • 3 cloves fresh garlic chopped
  • 1/2 large red onion chopped
  • 3 tbsps. fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon (or more to taste)
  • 1 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes or chopped country pepper - all to taste
  • 1-2 stalks chopped celery with leaves .
  • Salt and pepper to taste

METHOD / DIRECTIONS:

  1. Rinse black-eyed peas in colander (to clean), then drain.
  2. Add enough water to cover beans in three-quart pot.
  3. Boil, then turn down to medium-low heat for 30 minutes (cook until tender).
  4. Keep on low heat and add onions, garlic, parsley, celery and seasonings.
  5. Add tomatoes and sweet potatoes.
  6. Cook for another 15 minutes, or until sweet potatoes are tender.
  7. Other suggested ingredients for variation are: 1 can of corn, chopped red bell peppers.
  8. You can also add olive oil and/or a dash of vinegar for added flavour.
  9. Serve over brown rice if desired.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS:

Serve over brown rice if desired.

RECIPE NOTES:

You can substitute red peas or lentils. Lentils take much less time to cook. Also, use less lentils - about a cup or cup and a half.



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vutjebal says:

You can try this Black-Eyed Peas and Sweet potato recipe

and let us know what you think about the recipeSmile
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Posted on 07 Jan 2010 at 10:55pm | View Post in Forum

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