1/4 pound of bacon
2 small red pepper pods
2 cups uncooked regular rice
Cover peas with water. Simmer peas, bacon and peppers in a covered pot over low heat for 1 to 1.5 hours or until tender.
Add rice, cover and cook over low heat, stirring frequently until rice is cooked.
Add more water during cooking if necessary. Add salt to desired taste.
a nice pan of cornbread, some smothered pork chops and a bowl of fresh collard greens ...a tasty meal