New Year’s Black Eyed Peas

Black Eyed Peas are a New Year’s tradition for bringing prosperity into the New Year!
Add this must-have side dish to your holiday menu!

 

Watch us make these New Year’s Black Eyed Peas!

 

It is definitely New Year’s tradition to eat Black Eyed Peas to bring good luck and fortune into the new year!

You also cannot forget the collard greens which are also known for bringing financial prosperity in the new year.

So if you want to get off to a good start, make sure to fill up on these dishes!!

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Ingredients needed to make the peas:

  • Frozen black-eyed peas
  • Smoked turkey neck(s)
  • Yellow onion
  • Cajun seasoning
  • Onion powder
  • Minced garlic
  • Olive oil

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Steps to make the Black eyed peas: 

Add your turkey neck(s) to a medium-sized pot. Fill the pot almost to the top with water ensuring that the turkey neck is fully covered with water.

Cook over medium heat for approximately one hour.

After one hour, in a separate large pan, add olive oil and heat to medium heat. Then add the onions and saute until they start to brown.

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Once the onions begin to brown, add the minced garlic to the pan. Next, add the peas to the pan and then the smoked turkey.

Pour the water from the smoked turkey into your pan. Season the peas with the onion powder and cajun seasoning mixing together. 

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Cover and cook over medium heat for 45 minutes to an hour.

If needed, add additional water throughout the cooking process. Remove from the heat and serve!

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New Year’s Black-Eyed Peas

 

Other meats that can be used to make these peas are ham hocks and salt pork.

You definitely want to make sure to reserve the water that you boil the meats in to add to your peas. That’s where all the flavor is added to the black-eyed peas.

Of course, you can’t have beans and greens without cornbread, so grab this recipe for our made from scratch cornbread.

 

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Purple Hull Peas and Okra

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New Year's Black Eyed Peas
Black Eyed Peas are a New Year's tradition for bringing prosperity into the New Year! Add this must-have side dish to your holiday menu!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: black eyed peas, black eyed peas recipe, new years black eyed peas, side dish recipe
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 627kcal

Ingredients

  • 24 ounce frozen black-eyed peas
  • 1 smoked turkey neck
  • 1 c yellow onion 
  • 2 tsps minced garlic
  • 2 tsps cajun seasoning
  • 2 tsps onion powder
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Instructions

  • First, add your turkey neck(s) to a medium-sized pot.
  • Fill the pot almost to the top with water ensuring that the turkey neck is fully covered with water.
  • Cook over medium heat for approximately one hour.
  • After one hour, in a separate large pan, add olive oil and heat to medium heat.
  • Then add the onions and saute until they start to brown.
  • Once the onions begin to brown, add the minced garlic to the pan.
  • Next, add the peas to the pan and then the smoked turkey neck.
  • Pour the water from the smoked turkey neck into your pan.
  • Season the peas with the onion powder and cajun seasoning mixing together. 
  • Cover and cook over medium heat for 45 minutes to an hour. (If needed, add additional water throughout the cooking process.)
  • Remove from the heat and serve!

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Nutrition

Calories: 627kcal | Carbohydrates: 108g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 31mg | Potassium: 1989mg | Fiber: 19g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 579IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 205mg | Iron: 14mg
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