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BEST LEFTOVER BLACK-EYED PEAS-Whip up this easy, tasty dish with your leftover black-eyed peas.  It is so delicious you will never know it is made with leftover black-eyed peas.  
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BEST Left Over Black-Eyed Peas

Whip up this easy, tasty dish with your leftover black-eyed peas.  It is so delicious you will never know it is made with leftover black-eyed peas.  

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Course: sides
Cuisine: American
Keyword: black-eye peas, leftover black eye peas, leftover blacked eyed peas, new year's, peas
Calories: 2122kcal

Equipment

  • skillet

Ingredients

  • 4 to 5 slices of bacon cooked hard crumbled
  • One small onion chopped fine
  • 2 cups of rice cooked according to directions
  • 2 cups of black-eyed peas
  • 1/2 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • Plus 1/2 tsp granulated garlic

Instructions

  • In a large skillet cook bacon until it becomes hard enough to crumble.
  • Remove from the pan, cool, and crumble it up. Do not remove the bacon grease from the pan. Caution: Keep the bacon under close watch to keep it from disappearing into eager stomachs until you are ready to add it back to the dish.
  • Add the chopped onion to the bacon grease.
  • Cook until the onions are tender.
  • Add the rice, garlic seasoning, pepper, and Cajun seasonings.
  • Cook for about 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Add the black-eyed peas and bacon and cook until well heated.

Nutrition

Calories: 2122kcal | Carbohydrates: 370g | Protein: 64g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 616mg | Potassium: 1556mg | Fiber: 28g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 544IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 186mg | Iron: 12mg