Black eyed peas in tomato sauce (Λουβί ξερό με σάλτσα ντομάτας)
250 gr. of black eyed beans (dried)
5 – 6 spring onions finely chopped
1-2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
1/2 cup of finely chopped dill
1/2 cup of finely chopped parsley
2 cups of fresh tomatoes, grated
Salt and pepper
1. Soak dried black eyed beans for a minimum of 6 hours (when they should begin to be visibly plumper) to as long as overnight.
2. Boil black eyed beans for about ten minutes and drain.
3. Add olive oil to a saucepan and saute onions and garlic on very low heat until soft.
4. Add the black-eyed peas, the herbs, salt and pepper as well as the tomatoes. Add water to cover them and simmer until the sauce has melded and thickened.
Serve with crusty bread.