Total Time
3hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 3 hrs

A simple and favorite Southern summertime treat! Many believe that black-eyed peas, also called cowpeas, bring good luck when served on New Year's Day.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place 3 quarts water and black-eyed peas in large saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat.
  2. Cover; reduce heat to medium-low, simmer 1 hour or until peas are tender.
  3. Rinse with cool water; drain.
  4. Cool peas.
  5. Combine peas, rice, bacon, onion and celery in large bowl.
  6. Combine vinegar, oil, garlic, hot sauce and salt in small bowl until well blended.
  7. Drizzle over pea mixture; toss to coat.
  8. Cover; refrigerate 2 hours.
  9. Garnish as desired.

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