Black Eyed Peas with Chorizo
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Recipe type: Beans
Cuisine: Food as medicine
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Serves: 4-5 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 1 & ½ cups organic Black Eyed Peas, soaked overnight
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 onions, peeled and diced
  • 5 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 1 tbsp. fresh oregano (1 tsp. dried)
  • 1 tbsp. fresh thyme (1 tsp. dried)
  • 1 & ½ cups chicken stock (or water)
  • 3-4 oz chorizo, sliced thin (or turkey sausage)
  • 1 & ½ tsp. sea salt
  • Fresh black pepper
  • Fresh parsley, minced
Instructions
  1. Discard soaking water from black eyed peas.
  2. Add 3 cups fresh water and bring peas to a boil.
  3. Skim and discard foam that rises to the top.
  4. Add bay leaves, cover and simmer one hour.
  5. Add 1 tsp. sea salt and continue cooking 15-20 minutes or until beans soften.
  6. In a deep frying pan saute onion and garlic 2-3 minutes.
  7. Add cooked beans, chicken stock, oregano, thyme and chorizo.
  8. Season the dish with remaining sea salt (1/2 tsp.) and black pepper.
  9. Adjust seasoning to taste.
  10. Cover and continue cooking 10-15 minutes.
  11. Garnish with fresh parsley.
Recipe by Andrea Beaman at https://andreabeaman.com/black-eyed-peas-with-chorizo-2/