Black Eyed Peas & Greens Recipe by Dr. Daryl

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Ingredients [Serves 4]

1 large bunch kale, chard, or collard greens (or combination)
4 cups vegetable broth (yeast free)
1 15 oz. can black-eyed peas (I use Eden Organics, rinsed well)
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups sweet potato, chopped
Smoked paprika (substitute regular paprika)


Bake sweet potato before starting this recipe. Chop and combine greens with broth, black-eyed peas, garlic, sweet potatoes, and smoked paprika in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring often, then reduce heat and simmer for 25 minutes.

Serve and enjoy!

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Dr. Daryl

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