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Spicy Cowpeas with Bacon

Spicy Cowpeas with Bacon

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Start drooling for a delectable cowpeas dish with smoky bacon, chicken gizzards and green peppers. Make it lekker with some local flavour by adding Knorr Chakalaka Soup to this meaty one-pot wonder.

Preparation time


1 cup cowpeas soaked overnight
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 spring onion chopped
1 cup bacon chopped
1 green pepper chopped
3 cups chicken gizzards
2 bay leaves
3 sprigs fresh thyme
750 ml Knorr Vegetable Stock Pot
water for mixing
Knorr Chakalaka Soup
mixed herbs to serve

Preparation method

Heat oil, and fry onion until soft.
Add bacon, pepper, gizzards, bay leaves, thyme, cowpeas and water or stock.
Cook until soft.
In a jug, mix water and Knorr Chakalaka Soup to form a smooth paste. Stir into the soup, and let it simmer for 4–5 minutes.
Serve with mixed herbs.


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