2 slices of bacon (optional) fried
8 ounces purple hull peas
1 Tablespoon olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Chop leek and clean in large bowl of water, then drain. Heat olive oil in saute pan and saute leek until translucent. Add bacon and cook until leek begins to caramelize. Add peas and cover with enough water to come 1 inch above peas. Simmer on medium heat until peas are cooked through. Salt and pepper to taste.