Oliver Farm Crowder Peas with tomatoes and green onions

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings as a side, 2 as a main dinner

A Southern soul food staple, crowder peas are easy to cook and great with fresh tomatoes!

2 cups Oliver Farm crowder peas
4 cups chicken broth
Fat of choice: 1 tablespoon bacon grease OR 1 oz. salt pork OR 1 tablespoon jarred ham base
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste

Assemble cooked crowder peas,
1/2 cup tomatoes (heirloom if you can get them), chopped
1/4 cup green onions, thinly sliced (light green and green parts only)
Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste
Hot sauce, to taste (optional)