Mema's Black-Eyed Pea Dish

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by lucky ladybug

A family-favorite way to eat those black-eyed peas at New Year's. Serve over rice or, even better, cornbread. I sometimes use Ro-tel for the diced tomatoes for an extra kick. Cook the day before to allow flavors to meld.

Top Review by DailyInspiration

Talk about down home country fixins -- this dish hits the mark! Being from Texas, I grew up on country food and this dish is great as a side or as a main course with a veggie. I used rotele vs. the regular tomatoes as the recipe mentioned and we loved it!!! I will definitely be making this dish again. Made for PAC, 2011. Thanks for the post.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown beef, onion, & pepper together; drain grease.
  2. Add rest of ingredients and mix well.
  3. Simmer on low for 30 minutes.

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