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Hearty Black-Eyed Pea Soup

10 reviews

Alice Jarrell of Dexter, Missouri waited a long time to get this favorite recipe—but it was well worth it. "I had eaten this soup countless times at a small restaurant in our town," she tells. "When the owner finally retired, he said I deserved the secret recipe and passed it along. Now, my family enjoys it at least once a month!"—Alice Jarrell, Dexter, Missouri

Black-Eyed Pea Soup with Ham

3 reviews

"Even people who don't care for black-eyed peas will enjoy this hearty meatless soup," promises Donna Ambrose, Mt. Wolf, Pennsylvania....


Black-Eyed Pea Soup

1 review

Since we raise our own pigs, I like to use ground pork in this zesty soup. But I've used ground...


Black-Eyed Pea Chowder

1 review

A close friend passed on this recipe. It's been in her family for years, and now it's a favorite in...


Beans and Barley Chili

Most folks have heard of barley soup, but this barley chili takes them by surprise. My variation features a delectable...

Black-Eyed Peas Salad

This hearty salad tastes extra-special if the flavors are allowed to blend overnight. But once my family knows I'm making...


Barley Bean Chili

1 review

Most folks have heard of barley soup, but this barley chili takes them by surprise. My variation features a delectable...

Flavorful Black-Eyed Pea Soup

1 review

I’M delighted to share this flavorful recipe with Reminisce readers. It’s easy, delicious and can be made in very little...


Pork and Spinach Salad

My family enjoys picnics anytime of year—especially in the spring. To get in the mood for warmer weather, I serve...


Black-Eyed Pea Pasta Salad

13 reviews

Grilling out? You may want to serve this refreshing, make-ahead salad at the barbecue. A creamy Italian dressing enhances the...


Black-Eyed-Pea Salad with Ranch Dressing

2 reviews

"A can of black-eyed peas is the main ingredient in this side dish that comes together fast," says Carol Forcum...

Potluck Black-Eyed Pea Salad

1 review

"Whenever I get asked to potluck parties, this salad usually gets an invitation, too," chuckles Joy Polito Young of New...


Home-Style Black-Eyed Pea Soup

4 reviews

This colorful hearty soup makes a good starter or main course. With a salad on the side, it's a light...


Italian Chopped Salad with Chicken

2 reviews

Don’t let the ingredient list fool you—this summery chicken salad is so simple! Prepare it in the morning; let it...


Black-Eyed Pea Salad with Avocado and Jalapeno

5 reviews

“I've had a lot of compliments and requests for this recipe over the years. My husband loves it, and it's...


Caribbean Potato Soup

9 reviews

My bright and hearty soup features an unusual blend of ingredients, including okra, kale and black-eyed peas. No kale on...

Creamy Black-Eyed Pea Salad

1 review

A homemade dressing helps marry the flavors of this creamy salad. It is a unique contribution to a spring luncheon...


Black-Eyed Pea and Bean Salad

1 review

"I was trying to use up some ingredients I had in our pantry one day and threw this bean salad...


Black-Eyed Pea Spinach Salad

Black-eyed peas and pecans bring classic spinach salad to the South. Brightly colored and filling, it’s always a hit. —Debbie...


Colorful Black-Eyed Pea Salad

1 review

“This is my little spin on plain, boiled black-eyed peas,” writes Susan Hinton from Morrisville, North Carolina. “I like to...


Contest-Winning Black-Eyed Pea Salad

3 reviews

This is a wonderful recipe to serve any time of the year, but it's especially good with ripe cherry tomatoes...


Beef ‘N’ Black-Eyed Pea Salad

1 review

"When I want a light yet hearty meal, I fix this refreshing main-dish salad," says Bonnie Wittekind of Higley, Arizona....


Black-Eyed Pea Salad

3 reviews

Each time I take this dish to a church supper, I get many, many requests to share the recipe. My...


Two-Bean Turkey Salad

Turkey, beans and more combine in this salad. It is a delicious combination.—Bean Education and Awareness Network, Scottsbluff, Nebraska

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Tex-Mex Bean Salad

My father-in-law's recipe, this salad is both pretty and packed with protein. It's also convenient since it uses a variety...


Sesame Seed Veggie Salad

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


Country Bean Soup

I like to give this mix as a gift, layering the beans in a clear pint jar and attaching the...


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...


Hearty Black-Eyed Pea Salad

1 review

This recipe is great any time of the year. It's easy to make and tastes so good. I often take...


Bean Soup Mix

1 review

An attractive bag of this savory mix makes a tasteful gift for a teacher or co-worker— remember to attach the...