Tex Mex Black Eyed Pea Casserole 1


Tex Mex Black Eyed Pea Casserole 2


1 1/2 cups dried black eyed peas, rinsed
 5 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled (or more!)
 1 tablespoon olive oil
 1 cup chopped onion (about 1/2 medium)
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 1 1/2 cups rice (your preference)
 3 cups chicken or vegetable broth
 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
 1/2 teaspoon salt
 1/4 teaspoon pepper
 One 10-ounce can Ro-tel (tomatoes + green chilies)
 3 cups fresh spinach, cut into strips
 2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese, divided
 chopped cilantro, sour cream and sliced avocado (for serving)
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