Spicy Vegetarian Black-Eyed Peas

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

This recipe is from my local paper. It looks like a good recipe for the traditional New Year's black eyed-peas.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Either presoak beans overnight, or, boil beans for 2 minutes and then remove from heat, cover and let set for 1 hour.
  2. Combine garlic, onions and bell pepper in a skillet.
  3. Cook over low heat, with a little water to prevent from scorching.
  4. Cook until onion is translucent.
  5. Add the cooked onion mix and all remaining ingredients to the black eyed-peas and bring to a boil.
  6. Cover and reduce heat to low.
  7. Cook for 1 1/2- 2 hours, or until peas are soft.


Most Helpful

Delicious. I've made it several times. The vinegar and chiles add a ton of flavor so you don't miss the meat at all.

annetho June 11, 2014

Really good! I left out the bell pepper because I didn't have one on hand.

Eat Your Vegetables! December 29, 2008

Loved these! Will make again and again. Very flavorful but without adding meat. First time I've had black-eyed peas without ham or pork added and really enjoyed them. Thanks for sharing this excellent recipe.

Epi Curious September 11, 2008

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