*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                  Spicy Black-Eyed Peas (Great Cajun Dish)
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Cajun
                 Pulses And Grains                Rice
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   15      Oz. Can       Blackeyed Peas
    1      Tablespoon    Vegetable Oil
    1      Large         Onion -- chopped
    3      Cloves        Garlic
    1      Tablespoon    Green Pepper -- minced
      1/4  Teaspoon      Cumin
      1/2  Teaspoon      Tumeric
      1/4  Teaspoon      Cayenne Pepper
    1      Cup           Tomato Juice -- * see note
    2      Tablespoons   Lemon Juice
 
 * We used diced tomatoes.
 
 Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet and fry onion until golden.
 Add garlic, green pepper, tumeric, and cayenne pepper and fry
 for 2-3 minutes. Add tomato juice (or tomatoes) and cumin and
 cook for 5 minutes. Next add black-eyed peas and a little water
 if needed. Let it simmer for 15 minutes. Stir in lemon juice.
 Serve over rice or cous cous.
 
 (Taken from my friend Lori Nitzsche)
 
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