Sunday, January 6, 2013

Black Eyed Peas & Ham

I really love beans & ham this time of year because it keeps you warm.  Not to mention, it's so filling and perfect for lunch.

Recipe from Diabetic Weekly
Yields 6 servings
164 calories per serving

8 oz dried black-eyed peas
4 c water
2 c water
2 oz ham, diced
1 medium onion, chopped
1/4 tsp salt
14.5 oz diced tomatoes, undrained

Rinse black-eyed peas with cold water.
In a large saucepan, combine peas & 4 c of water.
Bring to a boil & reduce heat.
Simmer for 2 minutes & remove from heat.
Cover & let stand for an hour.

Drain & rinse peas; drain again.
Return peas to saucepan.
Stir in 2 c water, ham, onion, & salt.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low.
Cover and simmer for an hour.

Stir in tomatoes.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat, & simmer (uncovered) for 5 minutes.

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