Spicy Ham Hocks and Black-Eyed Peas

Total Time
2hrs 33mins
1 hr 15 mins
1 hr 18 mins

You can serve this on rice or simply as a side dish. It's alittle bit spicy, but you might like to add some Tabasco or hot green pepper sauce to give it a little more punch. I do.

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  1. Place black-eyed peas in a large deep pan.
  2. Cover with enough water to be about 2-inches deep over peas.
  3. Bring to a boil, boil 3 minutes, then remove from heat.
  4. Cover and allow to sit for 1 hour.
  5. Drain water off of black-eyed peas.
  6. Add the broth, 2 cups of water, ham hocks, onions, celery, carrots, jalapenos, salt and pepper to the black-eyed peas and bring to a boil.
  7. Reduce heat and cook, covered, for about 1 hour, or until black-eyed peas are tender, stirring occasionally.