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Hush Puppies With Tomato-Corn Relish


Hush Puppies

Tomato- Corn Relish


  1. Pour oil to depth of 3 inches into a large, heavy skillet or Dutch oven; heat over medium-high heat to 350°.

  2. Meanwhile, stir together field peas and next 11 ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Scoop pea mixture by rounded tablespoonfuls, in batches, and drop into hot oil. Fry 3 to 4 minutes or until hush puppies are golden brown. Drain on paper towels; keep warm. Serve with relish.
  4. To Make Relish: Cook bacon in a medium skillet over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until crisp; remove bacon, and drain on paper towels, reserving 1 Tbsp. drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon. Sauté corn and garlic in hot drippings 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in tomato relish, next 2 ingredients, and bacon. Serve immediately.
  5. *1 (5-oz.) can seasoned black-eyed peas may be substituted.

Recipe courtesy of Southern Living