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.
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.
Let the slow cooker take care of dinner for this low calorie black-eyed pea and pork dish.
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.
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.
The combination of yellow summer squash, jalapeno peppers, cumin, and black-eyed peas make this make-ahead Southwestern salad recipe high-fiber and vitamin rich.