Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 pound ham hocks

  2. 1 cup chopped onion

  3. 2 tablespoons seeded and chopped jalapeño

  4. 2 cups seeded and chopped tomatoes

  5. 1 garlic clove, crushed

  6. 1/4 teaspoon pepper

  7. 3 teaspoons beef base or bouillon granules

  8. 5 (15-ounce) cans black eyed peas

  9. 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a large kettle, simmer ham hocks covered in water for 1 1/2 hours. Drain; reserving the liquid. Chill the liquid, skim fat off the liquid. Remove the meat from the bones.

  2. In a skillet, saute the chopped meat with chopped onion, chopped jalapeno, chopped tomatoes, crushed garlic clove, and pepper. Add the skimmed liquid (add water if necessary to make total of 6 cups), beef base, black eyed peas (drained and rinsed), and chopped cilantro. Heat through.


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