Make Your New Year Luckier with This Hearty DinnerBy Woman's Day Kitchen
A reader's regional take on this traditional black-eyed pea dish starts off the New Year right. Photo by Con Poulos
"My mother believed in the Southern New Year's spread of ham, collard greens and black-eyed peas for health, wealth and luck. When I married and moved to Louisiana, I tried this version. Smoked sausage and jalapeño really spice up the rice and beans." -Bob Lyle, Fort Pierce, FL
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Prep Time: 20 min
Total Time: 1 hr 50 min
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1 pound(s) dried black-eyed peas, rinsed and soaked overnight and drained
3 tablespoon(s) olive oil
1 package(s) (13- to 14-ounce) kielbasa, sliced 1/2-inch thick
2 large onions, chopped
6 clove(s) garlic, finely chopped
2 (about 1 1/2 pounds total) ham hocks
4 scallions, thinly sliced
1 jalapeño pepper (seeded for less heat if desired), thinly sliced, plus more for Read More »from Make Your New Year Luckier with This Hearty Dinner