Recipe for Festive Black-Eyed Peas


    Festive Black-Eyed Peas

    This is delicious served over rice with garlic bread.

    1 pound dried black-eyed peas, soaked overnight
    3 cups water or enough to cover peas
    1 pound link sausage or your favorite sausage
    1 small onion, chopped
    3 tablespoons brown sugar
    1 tablespoon prepared mustard
    1 teaspoon salt
    8 ounces prepared barbecue sauce

    Cook peas in water until just tender. Drain and retain 1/2 the liquid. Brown sausage and onions together. Drain. Place peas in a 3-quart casserole. Add sausage and onions. Stir in liquid, brown sugar, mustard, salt and barbecue sauce. Bake for 1 1/2 hours in 200 degree F oven.