Black Eyed Peas
Black-eyed peas illustrate their all-around usefulness in recipes ranging from Black-Eyed Pea Hummus or Texas Caviar Salad to Hoppin John with Grits Polenta. Black-eyed peas are great in soups, salads, sides, and main dishes, you can make them for virtually any meal.
This Southern dish, traditionally served on New Year's Day, has black-eyed peas, brown rice, carrots, corn, hominy grits, polenta, and sweet peppers. It's no wonder that eating it brings good luck.
The black-eyed peas and hominy make this ham soup high in fiber and a satisfying main dish.
Black-eyed peas, which actually are beans, make this classic Southern salad a vegetarian main dish.
Use leftover barbecued ribs to make this southern-style recipe. Served at room temperature, it's a good dish for potlucks.
Colorful sweet peppers make this savory side dish attractive as well as delicious.
Let the slow cooker take care of dinner for this low calorie black-eyed pea and pork dish.
This easy-to-make high-fiber soup, full of beef and taco flavor, uses black-eyed peas and three kinds of beans. Serve it for dinner with sour cream, salsa, and chips.
Black-eyed peas boost the fiber in this quick vegetable side salad. Serve this diabetic-friendly salad with grilled meats or chicken.
This tasty side-dish recipe includes pork, rice, and black-eyed peas.
Served on New Year's Day in the South, black-eyed peas and pork are said to bring good luck for the upcoming year. This diabetic-friendly vegetable main dish recipe is good all year through.
Smoked sausage, chicken wings, and ham flavor this zesty Creole dinner. For a spicier dish, substitute hot sausage for the smoked.
Seven Layer Salad is a time-honored recipe that seems to make the guest list at almost every baby and bridal shower, family reunion, potluck, picnic and outdoor cookout or barbecue. The idea is simple: Layer seven ingredients in a bowl, add dressing and garnish. The dish is easy to make, you can mix and match whatever ingredients you already have on hand, and it naturally lends itself innovation and adaptation.
Bake and serve this hearty casserole recipe in the same dish.
With a peppery Cajun-style rub and a black-eyed pea salsa, this roast recipe is perfect for New Year's Day. Southerners traditionally eat black-eyed peas on New Year's Day for good luck in the coming year.