Black-eyed pea

A small beige bean with a black circular "eye" at the inner curve. Originally cultivated for animal fodder, but now a popular legume. The black-eyed pea is thought to have been introduced to the United States through the African slave trade. If the "eye" is yellow, called a yellow-eyed pea.


Plural:

Black-eyed peas

Ethnicity:

Asian

Season:

available year-round

How to select:

fresh or dried

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