Roasted Poblano Black Eyed Peas w/ chicken apple sausage



3 cloves garlic smashed

1 medium onion chopped

1 pound black eyed peas sorted and rinsed

2 bay leaves

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 smoked turkey leg

4 cups chicken broth

2 tablespoons fresh epazote chopped

1 12 ounce package chicken apple sausage sliced

1 roasted poblano pepper diced

1/2 bunch fresh thyme

2 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

1 cup water

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Place the oil in a skillet and turn to medium high.

Pour the water into a slow cooker, add the bouillon cube, and stir to dissolve. Combine the black-eyed peas, onion, garlic, bell pepper, jalapeno pepper, ham, bacon, cayenne pepper, cumin, salt, and pepper; stir to blend. Cover the slow cooker and cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours until the beans are tender.