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Nutrition Facts

Calories 243
  Calories from Fat 136 (56%)
(23%)Total Fat 15g
(29%)Saturated Fat 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(11%)Cholesterol 32mg
(42%)Sodium 1001mg
(10%)Potassium 363mg
Total Carbohydrate 13g
(11%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(27%)Protein 14g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Spicy Black-Eyed Peas


  • 1 16 oz package black-eyed peas

  • 1/2 lb smoked bacon, diced

  • 2 stalks celery, diced

  • 1 sweet onion, diced

  • 2 cups picante sauce

  • 3 cups water

These spicy beans will make you a convert—you'll be making them every New Year's Day.


  • Soak the beans overnight in water.
  • Cook bacon until crisp. Add bacon and the bacon drippings to the beans. Add celery, onion, and picante sauce.
  • Add water to beans, bring to a boil, and reduce to a simmer. Cook beans until they are tender, 45 minutes to 1 hour.

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