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Black Eyed Pea Recipes

Looking for black-eyed pea recipes? Find delicious black-eyed pea recipes including black-eyed pea jambalaya, black-eyed pea salad, black-eyed pea chowder and more black-eyed pea recipes.

Southern Stir-Fry

Southern Stir-Fry

Southern Stir-Fry

Lynn Burnett of Raymore, Missouri often stir-fries this innovative mix of corn, spinach and black-eyed peas. A pinch of cayenne pepper lends a little kick to her veggie blend.

Black-Eyed Pea Soup

Black-Eyed Pea Soup

Black-Eyed Pea Soup

Since we raise our own pigs, I like to use ground pork in this zesty soup. But I've used ground beef with equally good results. Green chilies give this dish some Southwestern flair. —Mary Lou Chernik, Taos, New Mexico

Black-Eyed Pea Salsa

Black-Eyed Pea Salsa

Black-Eyed Pea Salsa

Colorful tomatoes, green pepper and red onion contrast nicely with black-eyed peas. —Lynn McAllister, Mt. Ulla, North Carolina
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Black-Eyed Pea Soup with Ham

Black-Eyed Pea Soup with Ham

Black-Eyed Pea Soup with Ham

"Even people who don't care for black-eyed peas will enjoy this hearty meatless soup," promises Donna Ambrose, Mt. Wolf, Pennsylvania. "With a crusty loaf of bread, it's a heartwarming meal for those cold winter days."

Black-Eyed Pea Sausage Stew

Black-Eyed Pea Sausage Stew

Black-Eyed Pea Sausage Stew

I've always wanted to try black-eyed peas, and I happened to have smoked sausage on hand one night, so I invented this full-flavored stew. It's the perfect way to heat up a cold night without spending a lot of time in the kitchen. I usually doubled with seasonings because we like our food spicier.

Texas Caviar

Texas Caviar

Texas Caviar

My neighbor gave me a container of this zippy, tangy salsa one Christmas and I had to have the recipe. I fix it regularly for potlucks and get-togethers and never have leftover. I take copies of the recipe with me whenever I take the salsa. —Kathy Faris, Lytle, Texas

Black-Eyed-Pea and Pasta Salad

Black-Eyed-Pea and Pasta Salad

Black-Eyed-Pea and Pasta Salad

To create a more interesting pasta salad, I added pasta to my favorite black-eyed pea salad. The result is different and delicious. Cucumber and green pepper give this picnic side dish a satisfying crunch. —Melinda Ewbank of Fairfield, Ohio

Sesame Seed Veggie Salad

Sesame Seed Veggie Salad

Sesame Seed Veggie Salad

This colorful combo from Bob Lesburg of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina will perk up any picnic, potluck or holiday gathering.

Meatless Hopping John

Meatless Hopping John

Meatless Hopping John

"I traditionally make this black-eyed pea dish for New Year's celebrations," notes Ann Buckendahl of Benton, Kansas. "This version has more seasonings and veggies than the classic Southern dish."

Mom's Tomato Vegetable Soup

Mom's Tomato Vegetable Soup

Mom's Tomato Vegetable Soup

I developed this vegetable-based soup from a recipe my mom made when I was a child. Its robust down-home taste brings back wonderful memories of growing up on the farm.

Black-Eyed Peas Skillet Dinner

Black-Eyed Peas Skillet Dinner

Black-Eyed Peas Skillet Dinner

This recipe is a "lifesaver" when you need a meal in a hurry, which I discovered when our two boys were young and I was working outside the home. It also reheats well.—Judy Wiles, Burlington, North Carolina
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