Blackeye Pea Sausage

1 pound black-eyed peas
1 teaspoon soy sauce
Salt and pepper
1 egg
Oil for trying
2-3 slices bacon, chopped
1/4 cup onion, chopped

In a large Dutch oven, fry bacon and onion until bacon browns. Add peas and cook 3 to 5 minutes over medium heat. Cover with water and cook until peas are tender. Mash peas well.

Add spices to taste. Beat egg and add with a small amount of flour to bind. Shape into patties and fry until golden brown.

Serves 6-8.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana