A Little Luck for the New Year
Jan 01, 2017
Happy New Year from the Live Well Team!!
It is a New Year’s Tradition for many to make black eyed peas..... Some say eating them will bring you good luck or good fortune in the New Year.
While we aren't entirely sure if this is true or not ...it definitely can't hurt to make them anyways!
Here is a recipe to wish you a little luck & prosperity in 2017!
Collards & Black Eyed Peas Casserole
Prep/Cook Time: 30 minutes Number of Servings: 4
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 1 small onion, chopped
- ½ green bell pepper, chopped
- 4oz mushrooms, sliced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 12oz collards, coarsely chopped
- 2 cups black eyed peas, cooked
- ¼ teaspoon vinegar
- ½ cup tomato sauce, low-sodium
- ¼ cup ketchup
- 1 Tablespoon molasses
- 1 Tablespoon honey
- 1 ½ teaspoons dry mustard
- 2-4 drops hot pepper sauce
- In a medium saucepan, add the oil and warm over medium heat.
- Add onions, green pepper and mushrooms and sauté for 5 minutes or until mushrooms begin to release their liquid
- Add garlic and collards. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes or until the collards are just wilted. Stir in remaining ingredients and mix well.
- Pour into a baking dish with a covered lid and bake for 15-20 minutes at 350 degrees. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts (per serving):
Calories: 200 Protein: 6gm Total Carbohydrates: 40gm Fiber: 8gm
Total Fat: 3.2gm Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 400mg
Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation
The County Market Live Well Team
Hope Danielson, Director of Health & Wellness
Melanie Kluzek, Registered Dietitian for County Market