Texas Zesty Black Eyed Peas

         Yield: 1 Servings
Categories: Beans, Crockpot

1 lb Dry black eye peas; cleaned -and sorted 6 c Cold water 1 Onion; diced 1 Green bell pepper; diced 1/2 Garlic; finely diced 2 Smoked ham hocks 3/4 ts Black pepper (add to taste) 1 tb Salt to taste 1 lg Cooked diced jalapeno; -optional Put all of above in an electric crockpot. Set on low setting for 6 hours or overnight. Remove bones and skins, scrape fat off skin and put meat and fat back into pot. Cook on low for 1 hour and serve.