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Serves: 8 Cook Time: 80 minutes

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 medium yellow onions, chopped

2 cloves garlic

1 tablespoon ham base

5 dashes hot sauce

1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1 pound black eyed peas, rinsed and

soaked over night

64 ounces vegetable stock (or chicken

stock)

1 cup water

2 cups Smithfield Spiral

Ham roughly chopped

1/2 pound collards, cut into thin ribbons

Pepper to taste


In large stock pot add olive oil. Stir in onions, garlic, ham base, hot sauce, thyme and oregano. Sauté until onions are translucent. Add drained black eyed peas, vegetable stock, water and chopped ham. Simmer until peas are tender, approximately 40 to 50 minutes. Add collards and simmer an additional 20 to 30 minutes. Pepper to taste. Serve hot.
 

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