Thanks again for the recipe and any help you may provide in finding some of these gems closer to home. Enjoy! Please let me know if you try the recipe. I only gave a human interest account of eating peas. One of my friends at the auction house I visit each week, recently gave me a bag of freshly shelled Field Peas. I was very thankful to receive them…especially since they were already shelled….and, I was eager to cook them up as soon as I could. Then add the bacon and the onion and cook for about 3 minutes. (Smile) It just makes it all better, so I’ll have to stick with adding it. My brother and I really enjoyed the meal we had when we stopped by there. Wonderful taste. https://www.foodandlifepath.com/fresh-purple-hull-peas-instant-pot What’s your favorite variety? © Copyright 2021 Meredith Corporation. This variety is known as a Six Week Pea but Field Peas come as Crowder Peas, Purple Hull Peas and some other varieties. 3 cups shelled fresh field peas (about 1 lb.). Let them simmer until done. The side meat has a skin that fries up hard. Smoky ham hocks enrich the broth, yielding a delicious pot of field peas. This is natural with the fresh peas but we want to scoop it out. Pre-soak peas by pouring 6 cups into a large pot filled with two to three times the volume of cool water and covering. Every child should spend a little time at a farm. My seasoning of choice for this dish is known as Side Meat. Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, 45 minutes or until peas are tender. There are quite a few different varieties of field peas so I hope you find what you’re looking for. They were smaller, reddish/maybe considered purple? Add 2 Tbsp. HOW TO COOK PURPLE HULL PEAS (FRESH OR FROZEN) Sweat the Onions – Add butter to a saucepan and melt it over medium-high heat. Of course, they can almost be a complete meal within themselves. Serve with crusty bread and feta for the ultimate meal!" Looking for canned beans and peas recipes? Aren’t peas just the best??!! Thanks again for your comments and do visit with us often. That’s straight from the Raleigh – State Farmers Market Restaurant. Taste the peas for doneness, they should be done but not mushy. Hi Linda! Slice the meat seasoning and place in a saucepot over medium heat. Drop in about one teaspoon of sugar. … I’d love to hear from you and hope you’ll take a moment or two to share a few comments while you’re here. Hi Beverly, I’m sorry but I don’t remember a town by that name. I have never cared for black-eyed peas but my husband is from Arkansas and taught me to eat purple hulls. Whip up a whole mess of Field Peas with Snaps—a favorite side on Southern tables. Field peas, fresh from the garden, are a great side dish to all types of meals. Chop the meat pieces and add to the peas. Soak the field peas overnight. Remove hocks; drain peas, and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Stir it all together and let it come back up to a low boil. The brownish red skins of the field peas I grew up with provide a beautiful almost ruddy color to the rice, and their flavor is a bit sweeter and more nutty than that of black-eyed peas. Did you have to shell peas or beans as a child? Kids now days have no idea what they’re missing. Keywords: Fresh Field Peas Recipe, made from scratch, six week peas, easy, southern recipes, side meat. Be Blessed!!! It’s whatever you have on hand or whatever you personally prefer. Many pictures and less writing…good for me. Bacon will work, bacon grease will work, salt pork and a few others will work. Besides caring for the chickens and cows, there was a bull to ride. Be Blessed!!! Remove and chop ham from hock bones; discard bones. Be Blessed!!! I never was one that enjoyed trying to shell peas or butter beans. Great recipe! Linda says. Thanks for this recipe. Remove bacon, crumble and set aside to use as topping for peas. Slice the onion in half and line up the pieces. "Peas are normally considered a side dish, but in Greece it is common to eat a plate full of vegetables as a main course," says recipe creator Diana Moutsopoulos. I’d love to find out so I can get my hands on some more. https://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/hoppin-john-104452 I found 1/2 t. pepper and 1/2 t. salt to be perfect. With such similar climates, it seems to me there would be but, as a resident of coastal Virginia, I haven’t been able to find field peas. I hope you’ll like it and give them a try. My first time making field peas and they were delicious! Bring to a boil, reduce heat to Medium and simmer for 30 minutes. I am so blessed to have experienced all this! I’m running a bit behind in my posts as I’ve been on several road trips in the last few days. Just saying. Hi Steve, my family and I were dining at the Farmer’s Market Restaurant in Raleigh a couple of weekends ago, and I ordered the field peas. I used it to prepare some fresh White Acre Peas. Cool huh? I do hope you’ll visit with us often. My mom and aunts did and they were very southern and the food was delicious! Spread out dry beans and remove any foreign particles. Add Salt, stir well and continue to cook if needed until done to taste. Place water and ham hock in a medium sized sauce pot, over Medium-High heat on stove top. I hope you’ll enjoy it. Steve did you by chance notice a tiny now-run down little town called Cairo, Illinois, as you crossed the Ohio River into Kentucky??? -Steve. No forks or spoons required, just easy-to-pick-up party foods, so you can clean up in no time. Stir ham into peas, if desired. Add about 2 cups of Water or just enough to cover the peas by about 1 inch. Conch peas are coming in right now in Florida and I just bought a pound shelled out this morning at a produce stand a couple of blocks away. I suspect you may have had some Crowder Peas. The field peas I used were a combination of organic dried Black-eyes, Victors, Chinese Reds, Red Rippers. My husband makes fun of me when we go to Cracker Barrel. -Steve. Tags: field peas, made from scratch, onion, peas, side dishes, side meat, six week peas, spring onion, Steve Gordon, Taste of Southern. This zesty … I’ve never tried the Rosemary but will have to do that. The only thing I did different was boil the peas in low sodium chicken broth, I’m not sure it made any difference it’s just how my momma always boils beans of any kind. Side meat is available in packages in the meat department of most grocery stores. As the peas heat up, you’ll probably start seeing some foam in the sauce pot. I’m just glad I could get the recipe online for you. Add 2 c. of chicken stock & bring to a boil. I hope to check out your site as well to see how many baskets “Granny” sold. flour & stir for 5 min. non-fat yogurt, mushrooms, extra-virgin olive oil, flour tortillas and 19 more. In a large saucepan, cook bacon until crisp. Some southerners right here in south Mississippi, add a bit of sugar to their vegetables! Just stay away from English peas lol. Bring to a boil. Having picked up some fresh field peas while driving through Wilmington this weekend, I especially appreciate your recipe. -Steve, We got some in our last CSA box from Cullipher Farms which is in Pungo (Virginia Beach). Rinse and drain the peas. Offers may be subject to change without notice. FPP News: June 1, 2016 | Front Porch Pickings. Place the slices in a sauce pot and turn the heat to about medium to let it cook down. Has turned me off of much of the diner food around here. Reduce heat, and simmer until peas are tender, 20 to 30 minutes. We want to fry it down a bit to extract the flavors. FIELD PEAS & PORK CHOPS Brown chops in fry pan, on both sides. Take your knife and slice the hard section away. For the traditional soaking method, just put on the lid and walk away for at least 8 hours. There’s just a special deliciousness to anything straight out of the garden that you don’t find in canned or frozen items. Here’s a quick and easy side dish that’s perfect for dinner through the week or…on Sunday. Stir … Add enough water to cover the peas by about 1 inch. NC seems to favor vinegar and hot sauce in the simplest of veggies. It’s the same cut as a slab of bacon and has been cured but not smoked. Add the salt pork, chopped onion, dried chili … I can’t wait to give this a shot. Cooking … Whether you're cooking for yourself or for a family, these easy dinners are sure to leave everyone satisfied and stress-free. MyRecipes is a registered trademark of Meredith Corporation All Rights Reserved. We both are blessed to have been able to experience such things. Bring hocks and 2 qt. Be Blessed!!! In a large saucepan, bring peas and water to cover to a boil over high heat. Cook, covered, over medium heat for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until peas are tender. Remove hocks; drain peas… Cover the peas and reduce the heat to about medium-low. Add catsup, sliced onion, field peas and 1 cup water. Maybe garnish them with a little more freshly chopped onion, grab a piece of cornbread and just dig in. Hi Brenda, Thank you for stopping by Taste of Southern. In slow cooker combine peas with ham bone, onion, celery and garlic. I actually crossed the Ohio River for the first time and spent all of 10 minutes in Chesapeake, Ohio before continuing on a trip to Louisville, Kentucky. "This traditional way of cooking peas is so satisfying and healthy, it will most certainly become a favorite. I’m sure there are other Farmers Markets around your area but I’ve only visited this particular one at Virginia Beach. ★☆ Remove the outer leaf of the onion. If by chance the water has cooked out of them, just add a little more to keep them slightly covered and let them cook. Thank you again for your visit and I do hope you’ll stop by for another visit with us… real soon. Grab a spoon and scoop off the foam. Thank you for the suggestion. Use enough water/stock to cover the peas by a little. I do hope you’ll visit with us again real soon. Thank you for the question. Field Peas Recipe: One of my friends at the auction house I visit each week, recently gave me a bag of freshly shelled Field Peas. Saw so many though along the way, can’t remember them all I’m afraid. Be Blessed!!! MyRecipes.com is part of the Allrecipes Food Group. Thank you for helping us spread the word about Taste of Southern. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Field peas, fresh from the garden, are a great side dish to all types of meals. -Steve, Your email address will not be published. The video on that page also shows me making the peas in the Instant Pot, so that might be worth a watch also. Hi Deb, I just responded to your post on the Chicken Salad. I never been into field peas , but the picture sequence….better than any professional site. I appreciate your visit and do hope you’ll stop by again… real soon. So, leave us a comment and then check back later to see our response. It’s usually really easy to spot, just pull it off and discard. It sure made me appreciate farmers, being a city boy. water to a boil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat; simmer 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until meat is tender. I am from Alabama, raised in Mississippi, and have lived in NC longer than both combined. Be Blessed!!! I have yet to try crowder peas. This recipe works with all field peas types – black-eyed peas, purple hull peas, crowder peas. Looking forward to trying more of your recipes , Great recipe, but southerners never ever put sugar in their vegetables. Hi Robert, Guess I’ll have to be a Yankee then. Rinse before using.) . Green Pea Dip. I was asked to do the recipe for the Our State Magazine website and had to wait awhile before I could post it here on Taste of Southern. Scoop off any foam that forms and discard it. I can’t guarantee they have them but it seems like a likely place to find them. Add peas, diced tomatoes and green chilies, salt, chili powder, pepper and water. I’ve rinsed it off under cool running water. Place dried field peas in a large pot. You might also want to check out this site: Virginia Dept of Agriculture, I hope you can find some locally. I sent the restaurant an Email to see if they would tell me but, thus far, they haven’t responded. Add onion, garlic, green pepper, and celery and stir. Fresh peas … Stir together peas, onions, carrot, celery, garlic, bay leaves, parsley, and salt in a medium saucepan. I never actually enjoyed shelling peas but at least I can say I did a few. Cajun Roux Peas - Over medium heat, cook 8 oz. From chips and dip to one-bite apps, finger foods are the perfect way to kick off a party. The Southerners in the Cooking Light Test Kitchen love this dish. Absolutely delicious! MyRecipes may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Smoked Ham Hocks or purchased smoked ham hocks. Enslaved Africans brought field peas from their homeland. In a colander, rinse the field peas under cold water and put the peas in a 2 quart pot. Are field peas and black-eyed peas the same? They definitely were not black-eyed peas or even the same size. That is my home town from many years ago, and where I have memories of some of the BEST southern home cooking in the whole world, in my book! Add onion and garlic; sauté 2 minutes. The only thing I can add to this is to ask if you’ve tried seasoning them with rosemary…totally makes the pea recipe come alive! Thank you again for stopping by and do visit with us as often as you can. Please know that all of our comments are moderated and will not appear on our site until I’ve had the chance to read them and approve them. -Steve, If you can find 6 week peas, try them. Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Peas need to be fully cooked, but not mushy. I know they are related but purple hulls have such a different flavor and I can eat them any day of the week. Required fields are marked *, Rate this recipe No horses at their farm (not enough room), but the bull was lots of fun once he got to know you. Allrecipes has more than 3,070 trusted canned beans and peas recipes complete with ratings, reviews and cooking tips. I am attaching the website below. Everybody understands the stuggle of getting dinner on the table after a long day. Given those fraught origins, it’s hard to imagine how or why eating field peas came to be associated with good luck on New Year’s Day, but they are said to represent coins, just … Vinegar BBQ sauce is a favorite in our area also. I’m just sorry you had to drive all the way to Wilmington, NC to find them. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to receive more just like it. Add 1lb of ham, ham hock, hambone, or sausage to pot. Ha! In a colander, pick over the peas and discard any misshapen or discolored peas. -Steve. The peas went very well with my freshly sliced tomatoes. Can we still be friends? Then, remove the pieces of meat from the pot but, leave the grease in. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Garnish with more freshly sliced onion if desired. Do you have an idea what they might have been? Add the salt and let the peas continue to cook until they’re done to your liking. Using the right amount of liquid is essential. Being not a farmer and barely even calling myself a gardener, I have no clue what variety I was served. Place slow cooker on high and cook 3-4 hours or until beans are tender (or low for 7-8 hours). They keep it hanging in a cabinet inside their building and you just tell them about how much you’d like to purchase. So, grab some when you can and….Let’s Get Cooking! Speaking of crowd pleasers, this is our #1 fan favorite green peas recipe! Yum! It’s pretty much the way it was done many years ago. Meanwhile, sauté onion in hot drippings in a medium skillet over medium-high heat 6 minutes. Hi Wyndham. I live closer to the Piedmont Triad market, so I need to check the supplies around there to see if there’s anything like the ones I had in Raleigh. Bring the water up to a low boil and then add the peas. During the summer, they are usually available already shelled at our local roadside stands or at the North Carolina State Farmers Market about 45 minutes away. Simmer for 15 minutes. (Soak black-eyed peas in cool water for at least 6 hours. ★☆ I would like to know if you are aware of any growers in Virginia. Sounds much like the way they were prepared when I was a child. December 27, 2020 at 4:31 am. Chop the remaining pieces of meat and add them to your pot of peas. MORE PEAS RECIPES Best to you!!!! I do appreciate your visit, and hope you’ll visit with us again… real soon. Thank you for sharing your comments today. Bring to a boil over high, skimming foam that rises … For one aunt that bit of sugar was her secret ingredient in the best string beans I’ve ever eaten. Rinse and sort peas. http://www.Allens.com. I read each and every comment posted and will try to reply to as many as I can. It uses pink-eyed peas, which are a local favorite, but feel free to use black-eyed peas instead. Field Peas Recipe:  You’ll need these ingredients. ★☆ –Steve, UPDATE: Em, I just got this Email from Tony G. at the restaurant: Steve, we use a mix of Field Peas & Snaps from around the area that supply us year round even in winter months. Cooking field peas is the same as cooking any fresh or dried bean. Simmer field peas in water until tender, about 1 1/2 hours. The remaining hard pieces make a great snack to chew on while you work. I always bite my fingernails so I don’t usually have any to actually use in shelling peas and beans of any type. Fresh Field Beans: No presoak or prep is needed when using fresh field peas or beans. Here’s a quick and easy side dish that’s perfect for dinner through the week or…on Sunday. If you're looking for a simple recipe to simplify your weeknight, you've come to the right place--easy dinners are our specialty. Rinse the Spring Onion under cool running water. I hope to try it soon. Onions are sweated in the bacon fat, and the peas are added and simmered with chicken broth, a few pods of okra as a thickener, and a lone chile for heat. Since you didn’t say exactly where you live along the VA coast, I can only suggest you try the Virginia Beach Farmers Market. I half a corn muffin and press it down into the turnip green juice. Add peas and onion mixture to Dutch oven with ham hocks; bring to a simmer over medium heat. Sugar was mama’s secret ingredient in about all of her vegetables when she cooked them. Slice onion in half, line up pieces and finely chop or slice. After about 25-35 minutes, take out a small spoonful of the peas and taste them for doneness. It sounds like what you described but hey…I could be wrong. Was checking to see if you cook them any differently from my mother, but it sounds about the same except for the sugar. Fresh vegetables just have a totally awesome different taste than those that are canned or frozen. Your email address will not be published. Discard it. My mom and Grandma taught me about shelling purple hulls, crowd er, black eyed peas, etc.They made pickled watermelon rinds, cha cha, you name it. All will be a great side dish and all are prepared pretty much the same way. For an easy supper that you can depend on, we picked out some of our tried-and-true favorites that have gotten us through even the busiest of days. The food there has always been excellent and, I really wish I could make biscuits like the one’s they serve. Be Blessed!!! Andouille sausage, quartered and chopped, 1 c. diced onion, 1/2 c. chopped green onion, 3/4 c. diced red bell pepper, 3/4 c. diced celery, & 1/4 c. minced garlic until vegetables are done. Cook at medium heat until butter is melted and peas are heated through, about 5-7 minutes. Mom as secret, or not. I’ll try again in the next day or so. Sort through the peas, discarding any that are shriveled or discolored. By the time you read this, I’ll have a recipe posted for my Mama’s Buttermilk Biscuits. Add peas… Maybe one of our readers might be able to offer some help as well. Add about 2 cups of water to the sauce pot. Got field peas in my csa box, made them using your recipe. Add stock to cover by a depth of 1 inch. I added the sugar as recommended; but used turkey bacon as my meat. Field peas: one part tenacity, one part tasty. I hope you enjoyed your visit to the Farmer’s Market Restaurant. https://www.southernliving.com/food/how-to/summer-fresh-field-peas-recipes You need enough water to cover the peas by about an inch so it will really depend on how many peas you are cooking as to how much water you’ll need. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. I’ll be waiting to hear how they turn out for you. Heat butter in a large pot over medium-high heat. Smile. Black-eyed peas are probably the most common type of field pea … Meanwhile, sauté onion in hot drippings in a medium skillet over medium-high heat 6 minutes. I added the full recipe card for Instant Pot peas on the black-eyed peas post! Did you enjoy it? Sauté onion in bacon drippings until tender. Thanks for posting this recipe! Now that my daughter has prepared them with rosemary for a few years now, I always enjoy them spiced that way! Thank you again for your comments and I’ll look forward to you stopping by again for another visit…real soon. Add peas and onion mixture to Dutch oven with ham hocks; bring to a simmer over medium heat. I was very thankful to receive them…especially since they were already shelled….and, I was eager to cook them up as soon as I could. Serve them up warm with your favorite meats. Ours are ready to heat and serve right out of the can, just the way your family will like. I used to love to shell field peas at my grandparent’s little farm in Starkville, MS. For a purely selfish reasons — we’re going to have peas at dinner! XoXo. And, if you do go, be sure to have a meal at the Princess Anne County Grill while you’re there. A little milder than the others, Hi Steve, I just posted on black-eyed peas, but I didn’t post a recipe as you did. Many recipes call for snaps to be included, and you may have seen the term “field peas and snaps.” Snaps are simply immature pods, and many cooks like to add them when cooking. These were terrific! Bring back to a low boil. Hi Melanie, Hopefully you can find some fresh Crowder peas and try those. Try smoking your own hocks--they will yield roughly double what you'll get from store-bought hocks. Yellow or white onions will work for this recipe. Chances are you will have to find them in the frozen food section of your grocer at the present time. ★☆ Maybe that was why I started my nail biting in the first place, as a means to get out of shelling peas. Robb Walsh, author of Texas Eats keeps his Fresh Field Peas simple with a soul food inspired recipe that begins (as many good things do) with bacon. Rinse beans, and then place in slow cooker with 4 ½ cups water. They open the door, slice off a hunk, wrap it in butchers paper, weigh it and collect your money. Hi Em, Thank you for your comment. Just cut off a few small pieces of the side meat for the recipe. I just happened to have a couple of Spring Onions on hand and wanted to use those. Too much dilutes the flavor and too little leaves them dry and crunchy. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Field peas are beans that are similar to blackeye peas, but a little firmer. Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, 45 minutes or until peas are tender. Fry up the side meat until it’s golden brown. https://www.deepsouthdish.com/2014/07/southern-field-peas-and-snaps.html Your Comments:  Do you grow your own Field Peas? ★☆. There’s just a special deliciousness to anything straight out of the garden that you don’t find in canned or frozen items. Thanks for sharing your recipes! It’s going to start foaming up a bit and we’ll want to remove that. Drain and cook one hour or … You can buy them frozen but there’s just something different about having them fresh in my opinion. Just a couple of miles from my home, we’ve got a produce stand that sells it. . Thank you for your comment. Cover and reduce heat to Medium-Low, let simmer for about 25-35 minutes. Please pass along a heartfelt Thanks for her business and a special THANK YOU for taking the time to write..God Bless Steve and BEST of luck in your venture!!! 1 cup dried Nash’s field peas 1 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup tahini 3 cloves garlic 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill 1/2 teaspoons chili powder Dash cayenne pepper or Tabasco sauce Dash salt. If she would like to try a good product, she can always look for Allens, that’s what we were raised on here in Eastern NC and if we were to ever run out, NO DOUBT I would use Allens. When done, remove the meat pieces from the pot but leave the grease. Still to this day there are a couple restaurants there that can make your toes curl! Only Yankees do that. I do hope the Field Peas turned out well for you. 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