Recipes

Southern New Year’s Meal

Yield: 4-6

Our take on a Southern New Year’s classic! Black-eyed peas, greens, and cornbread with our Pit Boss ‘pulled pork.’ This dish is thought to bring good luck and fortune for the coming year, so eat up!

Ingredients

Pit Boss 

  • 2 packages

Black-eyed Peas 

  • 1 lb fresh black-eyed peas 
  • 1 yellow onion, diced 
  • 1 oz garlic, sliced 
  • 28 oz fire-roasted tomatoes 
  • 2 cups vegetable stock or water 
  • 1 tablespoon of smoky salt (We used Red Rocks seasoning blend) 
  • Salt and pepper

Greens 

  • 1 yellow onion, sliced thin 
  • 1 oz garlic, sliced 
  • 2 bunches of kale, de-stemmed and washed 
  • 1 qt unsweetened soy milk 
  • ½ cup nutritional yeast 
  • ½ cup vegan butter 
  • Salt and pepper 

The How-To

Black-eyed Peas:  

  1. Sauté onion and garlic in a medium pot to soften. 
  1. Add Black-eyed peas, fire-roasted tomatoes, water, and smoked salt seasoning. 
  1. Cover and cook over medium-high heat for 60-90 minutes. 
  1. Remove from heat and add salt and pepper to taste. 

Greens:

  1. Sauté onion and garlic in butter in a large pot until softened. 
  1. Add as much kale as possible to the pot, cover, and cook for 4 minutes.  Kale will wilt. 
  1. Add soy milk and season with salt and pepper.  Add remaining kale, cover for 4 minutes. 
  1. Uncover and stir wilted kale.  Add additional butter if desired. 
  1. Continue cooking over medium-low heat for about 20 minutes. 
  1. Remove from heat, stir in nutritional yeast and season with salt and pepper.  

Pit Boss 

  1. Heat Pit Boss over medium heat in a medium pot.  To avoid sticking to the pan, add ¼ cup water and stir.  Serve immediately. 
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