New Years Black-Eyed Peas

New Years Black-Eyed Peas


"Are you in need of good luck but not real fond of black-eye peas? Here is a meal out of peas that will please all. For wealth in the coming year, add cabbage too."


1 h 20 m servings 309 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 309 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 19.1 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.4g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 14.3 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 44 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 1005 mg
  • 40%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, bell pepper and smoked sausage. Season with garlic powder, salt and pepper. Add the black-eyed peas and hog jowl for flavoring (and luck for the next year!) Pour in the water and bring to a boil. Simmer over low heat for 1 hour. When ready to serve, stir in cooked rice and cheese until cheese has melted.
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  1. 21 Ratings


Always trust your instincts! A TABLESPOON of garlic powder? For two cans of peas? The result is inedible; and we like garlic. I'm trying to salvage it by adding more ingredients, but I have a...

hahaha its been so long since i submitted this recipe i forgot it. was updating my profile & found it and fixed it ..even tho not new years is still wonderful!!

My family loved these. I left the rice and cheese on the side for so that people could add them if they wanted too.

Actually made this last week just for something different-turned out pretty good! I used a chuck of leftover ham instead of the jowl but that was the only change. Will try adding cabbage next ti...

I made this recipie and just loved it!! I am a Southern gal and needed to make my Black-Eyed peas for the New Year. I used Bushes black-eyed peas, less butter and added a little cream cheese.....

Usually, we have black eyed peas left over. Today we did not. I used the butter, 1 onion, 1/2 of a green pepper and a bag of frozen black eyed peas. We had sausage left over from our trip to ...

My husband is not a fan of black-eyed peas, but he ate every bite on his plate. Thank you for sharing a wonderful recipe to start the new year!

Very good indeed and recipe not difficult to follow.

One of the best black-eyed pea recipes I've tried.