How To Cook Black Eyed Peas

Some believe that eating black-eyed peas as your first meal on New Year’s Day brings good luck. These small legumes may not be able to guarantee a hassle-free year, but they certainly are tasty and offer plenty of protein, fiber, and potassium for good health. You can use dry or frozen black-eyed peas as the base for this tasty dish. Create a stock with water, smoked turkey, beef sausage, black pepper and garlic salt. Add the cooked black-eyed peas and allow the flavors to marry. The cooked legume with have a great creamy texture for a hearty dish to start the new year. In this video, Chef Mark provides an online cooking lesson for making black-eyed peas worthy of a celebration. For more great cooking demonstration videos, subscribe to the LearnToCookOnline YouTube channel.

Black Eyed Peas (Cowpeas)

1 each chopped Beef Sausages
1 each Smoked Turkey Thigh
1 Tbsp Black Pepper
1 Tbsp Garlic Salt
Black Eyed Peas

1. Dry beans wash and sift through for stones. Cook until tender.
2. Stock made with beef sausage and smoked turkey thigh.Dice up the meat add it back to the liquid.
3. Add the cooked beans, let cook for 5 more minutes until flavors well combined.
4. Serve on platter, garnish with roasted red peppers.

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