"Years ago a friend gave me her black-eyed pea recipe that was not your usual black-eyed peas. She called them Cottoneyed Peas. It was a spicy and warm welcome into the New Year. I now get requests for it all the time. You can make it as spicy as you like or, if you don't like spicy, use the peas without jalapeno." — LREYNAL
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3 (15.5 ounce) cans
jalapeno black-eyed peas
1 (14.5 ounce) can
diced tomatoes with green chile peppers
fresh jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
salt and pepper to taste
Very good, but I found that it woks a little better if you saute the onion, garlic and celery in a little butter first -then add the remaining ingredients. This was a big hit !
These were okay. My husband liked them, but I did use onion powder and celery seed hoping others would eat it; otherwise, they would be pretty chunky with all the veggies. They were vinegary, probably from the rotel, but are a good chance of pace.
I made this for our family's New Years dinner and it got RAVE reviews!!! It's the best way to serve black-eyed peas I have ever found! My mom was a little apprehensive because I didn't make the peas from "scratch" but changed her mind immediately after she tasted them. I used canned "seasoned" black-eyed peas and Hormel bacon bits instead of cooking bacon but it was fantastic! Definitely a keeper! It was SO easy too. I will make them for the next time I have to take a side dish to any event!
Finally a black eyed peas recipe with celery..This is the way I make them quickly (like for a week night dinner side). The peppers add just the right amount of KICK. Thanks a bunch!!
With the exception of the jalapeno this is the way we have always dressed up our black eyed peas. You can use fresh, dried, canned or frozen peas and it still taste great. I always cook my bacon, pour some of the bacon fat from the skillet and saute the celery & onions in the remaining bacon fat. I then add to the pot of peas that are cooking. We love it hot and spicy but, since there are still some little ones eating we serve the jalapeno on the side. Great recipe, thanks!!
I made a double recipe of this for a big party and everyone RAVED about it!! I adjusted for personal taste: more garlic, less tomatoes, added a small can of diced green chilis, some diced red bell pepper, and diced ham. For simplicity, I tossed everything in a crock pot and let it cook for several hours so the flavors would mingle. I served it right in the crock pot. SUPER EASY and delicious! Definitely a recipe to add to our favorites ... Thanks!
I'm not a big fan of black eyed peas but doctored up like this they were fantastic!!! The bacon really gave a great flavor to the dish. Thanks!!!
I made this today for New Years Day & it is delicious! I used 4 cans of blackeyed peas, 2 plain & 2 with peppers in them. Otherwise, I followed the recipe. A dollop of sour cream was optional. I'll make this more than one time a year.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 23
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