Rating: 4 stars 4.1
14 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0

'Tradition has it that if you eat black-eyed peas on New Year's Day, you'll enjoy prosperity all year through, but I serve this tasty combination of pasta, peas and tangy tomatoes sauce any time,' writes Marie Malsch of Bridgman, Michigan.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
25 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a large skillet, saute green pepper, onion, jalapeno and garlic in oil for 5 minutes or until tender. Add tomatoes; bring to a boil. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Stir in peas, cilantro, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper; simmer 10 minutes longer. Toss with pasta and serve immediately.

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Tips

When cutting or seeding hot peppers, use rubber or plastic gloves to protect your hands. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Analysis: One serving (1 cup) equals 266 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 866 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 11 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 2 vegetable, 1 very lean meat.

Nutrition Facts

245 calories; protein 10.2g; carbohydrates 45.8g; fat 3.8g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 716.6mg. Full Nutrition
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