CB's Black Eyed Peas

CB's Black Eyed Peas

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"I serve this traditionally on New Year's Day with a pork roast, but we also enjoy it anytime we want a pot of peas! It is also delicious served over rice."


4 h 25 m servings 168 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 168 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 2.5 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.1g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 11.2 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 181 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the bacon in a large, deep skillet, and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes.
  2. Place the dried peas, water, onion, tomatoes, jalapeno pepper, garlic, and chili powder into a slow cooker, and stir to combine. Stir in the bacon and bacon grease, and set the cooker on High. Cook until peas are tender, about 4 hours. Season to taste with salt, and serve.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 40 Ratings


I tried this recipe for the first time yesterday for my New Year's Day dinner. I could only give it three stars--and I am being generous here--because the peas were not done, even after continu...

Just made this for New Year's Day and it's great. I made a couple of changes - I left out the fresh jalapeno and instead added a can of Original Rotel (still used 1 can diced tomatoes, too), an...

This made a great New Year's Day dish, but would work well any time of year. I added the "rest of the bacon" and used a large can of diced tomatoes. The taste is great! Thanks for the recipe!

Did not slow cook! ...Best peas ever after 3 days. My objective was more like a BEP soup of sorts. Did not want the peas to turn to mush. I was concerned about that with the leftovers if I slow ...

I didn't have chili powder but it was really good.

I've used this recipe with a minor change. I also added two smoked ham hocks in it. I did not use a slow cooker, but cooked it on the stove. I also added thyme! I let it cook for about 2 1/2 ...

This recipe is phenomenal! To me, it is not the recipe provider's responsibility to teach people how to cook, but solely to share a great recipe with directions of how to prepare it. A person sh...

Overall this was really good. However, if I had followed the recipe exactly the beans wouldn't have been ready in time for dinner--I even soaked them overnight, and it still took six hours in t...

Cooked this today for a new years day lunch pot luck entry. Every one loved it. I didn't use the jalapeno because some people (not me) in my family don't like spicy foods.