Black-Eyed Pea Patties

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by TadGhostal

This is a recipe my mom used to make growing up. This being a southern staple, the ingredients from recipe to recipe will vary. Experiment to perfection! Note: I highly recommend serving this with the wonderful Cucumber Salad (#51721)

Top Review by Chef Jantzens Mom

1 TABLESPOON of black pepper is too much. I was looking for a similar recipe that I had tasted years ago and this was NOT it. The pepper was so overbearing, could not eat it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute the chopped onion in a bit of oil until translucent, then remove.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients (including the sauteed onion).
  3. Mash mixture (I use a large fork) until about half of the peas are completely mashed.
  4. Mold into patties about 2-3 inches across and 3/4 to 1 inch thick.
  5. In a skillet, heat about 1/2 inch oil on med-high.
  6. When the oil is hot, add patties.
  7. Cook until a medium brown crust forms on bottom (2-3 minutes), then turn and repeat.
  8. Remove to paper towel to absorb grease.
  9. Drizzle Ranch Dressing and your favorite barbecue sauce over the tops and serve.

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