Instant Pot® Black-Eyed Peas and Ham


Southern traditional New Year's black-eyed pea stew cooked in the Instant Pot®.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
4 servings


  • 1 pound dry black-eyed peas

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 (32 ounce) carton chicken broth

  • 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes

  • 2 cups cubed cooked ham

  • ½ medium red onion, chopped

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced


  1. Rinse peas and toss with salt and pepper. Transfer to the bottom of a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®); add chicken broth, tomatoes, ham, red onion, and garlic. Close and lock the lid.

  2. Select Bean setting and high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 30 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  3. Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, 10 to 40 minutes.

Cook's Note:

No need to soak beans overnight.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

637 Calories
15g Fat
86g Carbs
44g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 637
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 2217mg 96%
Total Carbohydrate 86g 31%
Dietary Fiber 16g 58%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 44g
Vitamin C 45mg 226%
Calcium 205mg 16%
Iron 13mg 69%
Potassium 2078mg 44%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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