1/2 cup turkey bacon, chopped
2 pounds frozen black-eyed peas
2 cups water
1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
1 tablespoon sugar
Place a Dutch Oven pan over medium high heat and cook bacon for 3-4 minutes. Add the rest of the ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and allow to cook until the peas are tender, about 30 minutes. Serve hot.