Spicy Black-Eyed Peas and Rice For New Year's

This Spicy Black-Eyed Peas and Rice is perfect for New Year's Eve dinner and as leftovers for New Year's Day!

Spicy Black-Eyed Peas and Rice For New Year's

Spicy Black-Eyed Peas and Rice For New Year's


Ingredients

1 onion, chopped
1/2 Teaspoon black pepper
3 Cups water
1 Teaspoon chili powder
1 Teaspoon salt
One 16-ounce package dried black-eyed peas
One 12-ounce can diced tomatoes
1 jalapeño, seeded and diced
4 slices bacon
2 cups white rice, prepared


Instructions

In a large skillet, cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp.


Remove the bacon, drain on a paper towel, crumble, and set aside to use as a topping.


Sauté the onion in the bacon grease until translucent. Add the peas, diced tomatoes, and jalapeño, salt, chili powder, pepper, and water.


Cover and cook over medium heat for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until the peas are tender. Add additional water, if necessary.

Serve over 1/2 rice.


Sprinkle the crumbled bacon on top.



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