Purple Hull Pea Cornbread

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Sherrybeth

This is a great recipe that I've had for a long time; however, the original called for black eyed peas. You can substitute them in this recipe if you like, but to me, the fresh purple hull peas gives it a better flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown sausage and onions in a medium skillet.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cornmeal and all other dry ingredients and mix well.
  3. In a small bowl, beat the eggs, buttermilk and oil together, then add the wet mixture to the dry ingredients.
  4. To this mixture, in the large bowl, add the cooked sausage and onions and stir well.
  5. Then, add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  6. Pour this into a 13 X 9 inch, lightly greased, baking dish and bake at 350°F degrees for 50-55 minutes.
  7. If you would like, sprinkle a little more cheese on top for garnish before serving.

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