Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Spicy Black eyed Peas

I made this in the crock pot but you could make it just as easily on the stove. They were tasty!

Spicy Black-eyed Peas
3 cups water
1 cube chicken bouillon
1 cup ff chicken broth
2 (15 oz) cans black-eyed peas, rinsed & drained
15 oz can green beans, drained
¼ c. onion, diced
½ c. diced roasted red bell pepper
¼ c. diced green chilies
1 c. diced lean ham
1 slice cooked bacon, chopped
1 tsp smoked paprika
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoons cumin
1 teaspoon ground black pepper

DIRECTIONS: Pour the water into a 3 quart slow cooker, add the bouillon cube and chicken broth; stir to dissolve bouillon. Add black-eyed peas, green beans, onion, bell pepper, green chilies, ham, bacon, paprika, cayenne pepper, cumin, and pepper; stir to blend. Cover the slow cooker and cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours or on high for 3 hours.
Yield: 4 servings (about 2 cups each). Per serving= 210 Calories; 3g Fat (10.3% calories from fat); 22g Protein; 32g Carbohydrate; 7g Dietary Fiber; 17mg Cholesterol; 1819mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 0 Fat.

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