Bollos (Using Cooked Peas)

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Title: Bollos (Using Cooked Peas)
Yield: 30 Fritters
Categories: Snacks, Cuban, Vegetarian, Vegetables


1 1/2 c Dried black-eyed peas
1 md Onion; sliced
2 Garlic cloves; bruised
2 lg Garlic cloves; crushed
2 Chili peppers
-- seeded and chopped
1/2 ts Salt
1/2 c Flour
Oil for frying

Soak the peas in water to cover overnight. Drain and place in saucepan
with fresh water to cover. Add the sliced onion and bruised garlic. Bring
the water to a boil and simmer for about 2 hours or until the peas are
soft. Drain well. Puree in a food mill or food processor. Add the crushed
garlic, chili peppers, and salt; mix well. Form into 1-inch balls and roll
in the flour, shaking off any excess. Heat the oil to 350 degrees and
carefully drop the balls in, a few at a time. Fry for about 1 minute or
until golden brown. Drain on paper towels and serve.

* Source: Keys Cuisine - by Linda Gassenheimer * Typed for you by Karen