How To Cook Black - Eyed Peas - Southern Black Eyed Peas

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Jan. 07, 2016

How to make black eyed peas with this easy video recipe. This is a traditional black-eyed peas recipe, flavoured with salt pork, onions, and jalapenos.


Frozen black eyed peas 500 Gram
Salt pork/Bacon 4 Ounce , dice (about 1/4 lb)
Jalapenos 2 , mince
Tomato 1 Small , dice (about 1/2 cup)



1.Fry the salt pork or bacon in a pot for about 4 minutes until some of the fat is rendered and its starting to crisp up.

2.Add the peas and stir them around to coat in grease.

3.Add the pepper and tomato.

4.Add enough water to just cover the peas and slap a lid on that puppy.

5.Bring to the boil, reduce heat, simmer 45 minutes.


6.Serve with hot sauce.


To Use Dried Peas: Follow the instructions above for 1 pound dried peas, but add twice as much water to cover the peas. Bring to boil, then simmer 1 1/2 hours until very tender and almost falling apart.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 60 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes
Servings: 8