Boiled Peanuts Recipe

Jean Teller shares a boiled peanuts recipe from a Grit magazine reader.

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Bud Ballard of Lakewood, California, collects unusual recipes, and he requested directions for boiling peanuts.

Ronnie Lappe of Brownwood, Texas, sent a simple recipe from the Progressive Farmer’s Southern Cookbook.

Boiled Peanuts Recipe

Select and wash young, green peanuts in the shell. Add 1 tablespoon salt to each quart of water, and boil peanuts for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. “Some like ’em hot, some like ’em cold,” so prepare enough to serve both ways.

Published on Jul 11, 2013

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