Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 3-4 strips of cured, sliced bacon

  2. 1 qt. shelled and washed butterpeas

  3. 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped

  4. 1 medium bell pepper, coarsely chopped

  5. 1/2 tsp. salt

  6. 1/8 tsp. black OR cayenne pepper

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Fry bacon until done but not crisp. Save drippings and cut bacon into small pieces. Put butterpeas in a saucepan with enough water to cover them well. Add rest of ingredients plus about 3 Tbsp. of the bacon drippings. Cover saucepan, bring contents to a boil and then simmer about 20 minutes or until butterpeas are tender. Serves 3-4 persons depending on other side dishes.


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