*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         SPICY BLACK EYED PEA SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 16   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         -----ROBBIE SHELTON - XXXJ77A-----
    5                    Bacon slices -- small pieces
    2      tablespoons   Jalapenos -- finely chopped
    1                    Garlic Clove -- minced
    1      pinch         Black Pepper -- freshly ground
    2                    Beef Bouillon Cubes
    3      cups          Swiss or Cheddar Chs -- grated
    1      cup           Onion -- chopped
    2      cups          Tomatoes -- chopped
    1      pinch         Salt
    3      cups          Water
    4      cans          Black-eyed Peas* -- drained
 
 *Use 15.8 ounce cans of black-eyed peas.
 Saute bacon in large saucepan until lightly browned.
 Add onion, jalapenos, tomatoes, garlic, salt and pepper to bacon
 drippings; saute 5 minutes. Add water and bouillon, dissolving the cubes
 in the mixture. Add peas to bouillon mixture.  Add cheese and simmer
 gently until cheese is melted.
 
  Source: The Black-Eyed Pea restaurant in Houston, Texas.
 
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