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Black-eyed Pea Chili With Collards


  • Author: Celeste @TheWholeServing
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 6 hours
  • Total Time: 6 hours 10 mins
  • Yield: 8 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped carrots
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 15.8 oz cans of black-eyed peas
  • 1 15 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 14.5 oz can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 12 oz of water
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons ground chili pepper powder
  • 2 teaspoons red pepper(add more for more heat)
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons corn masa flour or all-purpose flour (optional for thicker chili)
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 2 bundles collard greens, cleaned, with hard stems removed and chopped
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

  1. Pour olive oil into large skillet over medium high heat.
  2. Add onions, celery and carrots to pan and saute until onions are translucent.(about 2 minutes)
  3. Add garlic to pan ans saute for 1 minute more.
  4. Transfer to crock-pot bowl and add the peas, sauce, diced tomatoes, water and stir to combine.
  5. Add paprika, cumin, oregano, ground chili powder, red pepper and stir.
  6. Allow to cook on high for 6 hours or on medium high if you are cooking longer, to prevent any burning.
  7. After 5 and 1/2 hours season with salt to taste.
  8. Whisk together masa and 1/4 cup warm water and slowly stir into chili to thicken. (this is optional, only if you want a thicker chili).
  9. Allow to cook for another 20 to 25 minutes.
  10. While chili continues to cook, prepare the greens.
  11. Heat large skillet over medium high heat, add olive oil and saute greens until they start to wilt.
  12. Remove to serving dish cover and keep warn until ready to serve.
  13. When ready to serve, spoon greens into bowl and spoon chili over the greens, stir to mix.
  14. Serve with Maple Corn Muffins and Enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 167
  • Sugar: 5.1
  • Sodium: 711.9
  • Fat: 4.5
  • Saturated Fat: 0.7
  • Carbohydrates: 26.3
  • Fiber: 6.6
  • Protein: 7.7
  • Cholesterol: 0