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                          BLACK-EYED PEA FRITTERS
 
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 Serving Size  : 20   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   lb           Black-eyed peas, soaked
    4       ea           Garlic cloves, crushed
    2       ts           Salt
    1       t            Black pepper
    4       tb           Water
                         Oil for frying
                         Lime juice to taste
 
   When peas have softened, rub off skins, soak an
   additional 30 minutes. Drain & rinse.
   
   In a food processor, process peas, garlic, salt &
   pepper.  Add water while continuing to process.  Add
   enough water to get a smooth, thick puree.
   
   Preheat oven to 250F.  In a large skillet, heat 2 to 3
   inches oil & fry 1 tb of the batter till its golden
   brown.  Repeat till all the batter has been fried in
   this way.  Keep in oven to keep hot.  Serve piping
   hot, sprinkled with salt & lime juice.
   
   Randelman & Schwartz, “Memories of a Cuban Kitchen”
  
 
 
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