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Pressure Cooked Black-Eyed Peas with Smoked Turkey Leg

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"The title says it all. A wonderful combination of black-eyed peas, turkey, and seasonings. It takes less than 1 hour to make these tasty beans in your pressure cooker."
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45 m servings 451
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  1. Place peas and turkey leg into a pressure cooker. Stir in onion, garlic, olive oil, pepper, and water to cover. Bring to a simmer. Close and lock lid.
  2. Adjust temperature until regulator is gently rocking. Cook at high pressure for 15 to 20 minutes. Let pressure release naturally according to manufacturer's instructions for at least 5 minutes; open lid and add more water if needed. Replace lid and cook until beans are tender, 5 to 15 minutes more. Let pressure cooker cool for about 5 minutes before opening. Remove turkey bone.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • Depending upon the smokiness of the turkey, the taste may be different and spices may be adjusted to meet your individual tastes. If you want to make it vegetarian, just omit the meat and add your own seasonings. Cooking times and number of servings may vary.
  • To cool the pressure cooker quickly, run under cold water before opening.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 451 calories; 5.6 55.9 45 61 71 Full nutrition

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I didn’t think this recipe would work because it didn’t require soaking the beans before cooking, but it does work. The beans were cooked after 12 minutes, so I never needed to cook them the las...