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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Black Eyed Peas with Bacon and Red Wine Vinegar

I love having a collection of side dish recipes that call for basic pantry ingredients. Savory Black-Eyed Peas with Bacon and Red Wine Vinegar is just that sort of recipe! And it tastes delicious!

I have made this dish many times, and it is delicious ( I know, I say everything is "delicious", but it stands to reason I would not post food recipes that were just so-so or worse, not worth your belly space!). And it is adaptable. You can use canned peas or cook up some peas in your own kitchen. Either way, make these, you won't be sorry! Personally, I love the tang of the red wine vinegar with the peas and bacon.

We have come to enjoy beans as a side dish more often than we do as a main dish. The tangy red wine vinegar in this recipe pairs nicely with most meats, but especially baked ham. I hope you give Savory Black-Eyed Peas with Bacon and Red Wine Vinegar a try, I think you will be pleasantly surprised!


Ingredients needed for this recipe:
  • black-eyed peas
  • red wine vinegar
  • bacon
  • salt
  • freshly ground pepper
You will also need the following:
  • medium-sized saucepan
  • measuring cup
Now we are ready to begin!


Black-eyed Peas with Red Wine Vinegar and Bacon.


Savory Black-Eyed Peas with Bacon and Red Wine Vinegar
adapted from: an article found in a magazine somewhere...

2 cans black-eyed peas  - do not drain
OR 
3 cups cooked black-eyed peas, plus 1 cup of water
1/3 c red wine vinegar
4 slices bacon, diced and fried until golden brown, drain off most of the fat
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Combine all ingredients in a saucepan, do not cover, simmer for 30-45 minutes, or until flavors have blended to your satisfaction. Drain if desired and serve.

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  1. Now *that's* an easy and yummy side dish.

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    1. The red wine vinegar and bacon together is really good!

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  2. I love black-eyed peas. I never would have thought to add potatoes. It looks good! Thanks for sharing at the What's for Dinner party. Have a wonderful week.

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  3. oops - there's not potatos in this! I was looking at the rice!! Sorry - the beans still look fabulous!

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    1. No worries! Thanks for stopping by, have a great week!

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  4. Our black-eyed peas are coming up pretty good in our garden, this will be a great recipe to try! Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with us at Full Plate Thursday,483.
    Come back soon!
    Miz Helen

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