Black-Eyed Pea Recipes

Black-eyed peas, an essential for Hopping' John, are also enjoyed in many other ways. Browse 110 black-eyed pea recipes complete with ratings, reviews and cooking tips.

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Black-Eyed Pea Dip

Rating: 4.51 stars
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This is a wonderful, easy dip recipe that looks like a salsa. It's important that it refrigerate at least six hours, You may even let it go overnight so the flavors can blend. It's best with Fritos® Scoops®.

Black-Eyed Pea Cabbage Salad

Rating: 4.71 stars
7
Fresh, delicious, and feel-good healthy!

Black-Eyed Pea Soup

Rating: 4.81 stars
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This is a great New Year's meal! Perfect on a cold winter night. Great comfort food. Serve with corn bread.
By Anonymous

Lucky New Year's Black-Eyed Pea Stew

Rating: 4.55 stars
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This recipe is a wonderful combination of all things bringing good luck for the New Year. Black-eyed peas bring luck and the cabbage brings money. Don't worry! Napa cabbage has such a subtle flavor that you won't even know it's there. Eat this on New Years Day to bring luck all year long!

Black-Eyed Pea and Bacon Soup

Rating: 4.54 stars
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A hearty and delicious soup made with black-eyed peas and diced bacon. Serve with fresh baked rolls or biscuits.

Pico Black-Eyed Peas

Rating: 4.56 stars
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Pico de gallo and black-eyed peas are a surprising marriage of flavor that are meant for each other.

Vegetarian Hoppin' John

Rating: 4.4 stars
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Both of my daughters are vegetarians. I developed this simple recipe for them to let them enjoy Hoppin' John. It can be used as a base for additional ingredients according to personal preference. This recipe was submitted to the Harvard College Dining Services and was selected as a vegetarian option for the student dining halls.

Best Ever Cowboy Caviar

Rating: 4.42 stars
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Every time I make this I get asked for the recipe. I keep it on a file in my computer so I can print and email it easily. To add heat it is also good with jalapenos. Serve with tortilla chips.

Texas Caviar I

Rating: 4.82 stars
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Here's a spicy Texas favorite. Black-eyed peas and black beans are marinated in a fiery, flavorful mixture. This is great with tortilla chips or bread -- and plenty of cold iced tea!

Mom's Purple-Hull Peas

Rating: 4.59 stars
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A wonderful side-dish for any southern-style-meal. Goes great with cornbread and fried pork chops!

Cold Corn Salsa

Rating: 4.82 stars
17
Delicious with or without tortilla chips!

Black-Eyed Peas and Rice

Rating: 4.71 stars
7
Black-eyed peas with rice.
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Inspiration and Ideas

How to Cook Black-Eyed Peas
Get tips for cooking black-eyed peas in the slow cooker or stovetop, plus get recipes that you'll keep coming back to all year long.
Chef John's Black-Eyed Peas
Rating: Unrated
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See how to make this version of hoppin' John with ham, bacon, and kale.

Southern Stir-Fry

Who says stir-fry has to be Asian? Enjoy this zesty blend of rice, corn, black-eyed peas, and spinach.