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Eating black-eyed peas can bring good fortune, according to Southern tradition. Start your year out right with this vegetarian recipe for Black-Eyed Peas and Greens. You can replace the collards with kale as we did. here.
- Set peas in saucepan, and cover with boiling water; let sit 1 hour. Drain, return peas to saucepan, cover with fresh water, and add bay leaf. Bring to a boil, and cook 20 minutes. Add vinegar and 1 tsp. salt, and cook 10 to 25 minutes longer, or until peas are tender but keep their shape.
- Bring large pot of salted water to a boil. Add kale, and boil 3 to 5 minutes, or until tender. Drain, and toss with 1 tsp. lemon juice.
- Toss tomatoes with 1/4 tsp. salt in colander. Let sit, shaking occasionally, to drain juices.
- Combine remaining 1/2 tsp. salt, remaining 5 tsp. lemon juice, oil, green onions, parsley, and oregano in large bowl.
- Drain peas, and remove bay leaf. Add to bowl with lemon juice and herbs, and mix well. Add tomatoes, and mix again. Serve warm, with kale on side.
- Calories 195
- Carbohydrate Content 28 g
- Cholesterol Content 0 mg
- Fat Content 6 g
- Fiber Content 8 g
- Protein Content 10 g
- Saturated Fat Content 0.5 g
- Sodium Content 701 mg
- Sugar Content 6 g