Southern black-eyed peas recipe


Feels lucky once you taste it!

This Southern Black-Eyed Peas recipe is just the perfect dish to give as comforting soul-satisfying goodness to warm us up in this cold weather.

Southerners believe eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day brings good luck and a slew of other beautiful things.

They associate them with prosperity as the beans resemble pennies and coins.

How to Make Black-Eyed Peas Recipe

Cook in 50 minutes.

Soak. Cook the Bacon and Sausage. Saute.

Prep the beans

Add liquid.  Season.  Simmer,  Add collard greens and meat. Final touch.

Cook the peas

You may substitute the dried black-eyed peas with canned ones. Don't cook them for long, though. Just add them 10 mins before the dish finishes cooking.

Tips and Tricks

For a thicker consistency, mash a few softened beans against the side of the pot with the back of your spoon. The mashed beans will make a creamier and thicker broth.

Tips and Tricks

Surprisingly, this bean stew freezes well. So go for it and make a big batch. It’ll come in handy when the craving hits.❤️

This Southern black-eyed pea recipe will indeed make you feel lucky once you taste it.  What is your favorite Southern soul-food recipe?

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