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This is really good! I changed a few things around but the basic idea remained the same. I omitted the ground beef, making this a vegetarian side dish. I used 2 cans of regular (not ranch style) black eyed peas, I used brown rice and I used mozzarella cheese instead of cheddar. The result was a tasty, savory, cheesy casserole that was spiced nicely with the garlic (I used 2 cloves of garlic) and had a tangy zip of the canned tomatoes. Thanks for the recipe!

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SaraFish February 27, 2003

This very good. I added 1 can whole kernnel corn, 1 can mushroom soup, 1/2 cup water & only used 1 can black eyed peas. I also seasoned the meat with the pepper & garlic salt, instead of using a glove of garlic.

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dona mccartney February 13, 2003

This northerner living in the south had never made black eyed peas before. Glad i started with this recipe. Made it pretty much as is, used 4 cloves of garlic cuz I love lots of garlic, and the family raved! Used the slow cooker method & it came out perfect. Definitely will be making again. Thanks so much!

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viedvacker January 14, 2014

This is SO GOOD! My whole family loved it. Thank you for posting.

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Jamie1094 January 08, 2013

DELICIOUS! My DH is not a casserole lover and frowned when he saw the dish, but ate seconds and said he really liked it. I used 2 cloves of garlic and 1/2 cup onion and cooked along with beef. I used mild Rotel instead of regular tomatos, brown rice and when I pulled out of the oven, I sprinkled with a light layer of cheese which melted immediately. Baking time was perfect. NEW YEARS DAY will always see this casserole - great to serve at a party. Thanks PanNan

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Southern Lady April 21, 2012

This is similar to a stovetop variation I do with elbows, black eyes, italian diced tomatoes, and mozzarella--if DH is home we add ground beef.

I did this one as an oven rice casserole (oven rice: 1part long-grain rice, 2parts liquid; 350* for 1hr) using 2 cans beef broth and a half cup water. It came out all right this way, but seemed a little on the dry side. Possibilities for next time include adding another can of italian diced tomatoes, covering the dish for part of the bake time, starting the oven rice and adding the other ingredients half-way through, adding more cheese, or doing half the rice (adjusting the liquid accordingly). My first vote is more tomatoes and more cheese.

It's very tasty as a serving topped with more cheese and then eaten with tortilla chips like a naked burrito. YUM!

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O-mama October 02, 2011

My family loved this! The only changes I made were to use 2 15 oz. cans of black-eyed peas (without jalapenos), and a can of diced tomatoes with green chiles. I am not usually a fan of casseroles, but this one is exceptional.

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tednjoc June 18, 2011

Super easy, and really delicious. I substituted ground turkey for the beef, 2 cans regular black-eyed peas, brown rice, and mozzarella cheese. It won over the men by having the word casserole in the title, it won over the kids cause it was a big pile of mixed up foods, and it won me over because it was very easy to make, and even easier to clean up after. Thank you!

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dripdripsplat March 03, 2010

This was excellent! I made this for New Years and we really enjoyed this recipe. Thank you so much!

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SUSAN N. January 01, 2010

I found out it is traditional to eat black eyed peas on New Years, but I haven't liked anything I have done with them in the past. This year I found this recipe and figured either I'll hate it like every other year or I might like it... I LOVE IT!! I didn't have the jalepenos peas, so I used a can of diced tomoatoes with chilies - stupendous! I recomend this for anyone who hasn't found black eyed pea recipe worth repeating!!!

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TaraSutton January 01, 2010
Casserole With Black-Eyed Peas