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One Pot Black-eyed Peas and Kale

A delicious vegetarian recipe that's even better the next day. Good source of protein, fiber, iron and vitamins.



  1. Rinse peas, sorting through and removing any damaged peas and debris.
  2. In large pot, combine peas, cold water and jalapeno pepper. Bring to boil; reduce heat to low. Cover and cook 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in small skillet, heat sauté (without oil) the onion and garlic about 5 minutes; stir into peas.
  4. Add salt (if desired) and bay leaf.
  5. Place kale on top of peas; cook 15 additional minutes.
  6. Add pepper sauce; stir to combine peas and kale. Cook 5 additional minutes.
  7. Remove bay leaf before serving.
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I haven't tried it yet. I was watching Dr. Oz yesterday and he was commenting on what a great vegetable kale is.
13 Jul 10 by member: MalaMala
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Nutrition summary:

There are 325 calories in 1 serving of One Pot Black-eyed Peas and Kale.
Calorie break-down: 5% fat, 70% carbs, 25% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 17
Calories 325
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 1.85g 3%
  Saturated Fat 0.376g 2%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.848g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.157g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 454mg 19%
Potassium 1399mg  
Total Carbohydrate 60.03g 20%
  Dietary Fiber 10.9g 44%
  Sugars 6.41g  
Protein 21.9g  
Vitamin A 2115% Vitamin C 1404%
Calcium 150% Iron 279%
of RDI*
(325 calories)
16% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (70%)
Fat (5%)
Protein (25%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories