2 Tablespoons oil
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 large white onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 pound dry black-eyed peas, already soaked according to package instructions
4 to 6 cups chicken stock, or enough to cover beans
Saute pepper, onion, garlic, salt and pepper in oil for five minutes.
Add in peas, stock and hamhock. Cover and let simmer for two and a half to three hours.
This can be prepared in a crock pot.