Southern Style Black Eyed Peas Recipe Video

This video recipe will show you how to make one FLAVORFUL pot of southern black eyed peas! The chicken broth, onions, & garlic infuses into these beans and makes them downright addictive. If you normally don't like black eyed peas then try this recipe...who may become a staple side dish on your table.


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 20 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Main Ingredient


 Green onion5 Medium, chopped (or white onion- 1, large)
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm), chopped finely
 Black eyed peas16 Ounce, dry
 Smoked turkey slices1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped (Optional)
 Chicken broth8 Cup (128 tbs) (or enough to cover the beans)
 Red pepper flakes To Taste (Optional)
 Black pepper To Taste (Optional)
 Olive oil2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2071 Calories from Fat 371

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 42 g64.9%

Saturated Fat 6.7 g33.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 60.8 mg

Sodium 6193.6 mg258.1%

Total Carbohydrates 291 g96.9%

Dietary Fiber 51.5 g206.1%

Sugars 12.3 g

Protein 143 g286.7%

Vitamin A 51.9% Vitamin C 66.3%

Calcium 45.4% Iron 261.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Sort and wash the black eyed peas. Set aside.

2. In a large pot, heat olive oil on medium and saute the onions and garlic until tender.
3. Add in the chopped meat, black eye peas, & chicken broth.
4. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour or until black eyed peas are tender.
5. Remove from heat and let sit covered for about 15 minutes.
6. Season with red pepper & black pepper if desired.

7. In a serving plate, serve the beans with choice of main dish.

Editors Review

Happy New Year!! Blackeyed Peas are eaten in southern states New Year’s Day because they are believed to bring prosperity for the coming year. However, this video shows how this protein rich food can actually make the perfect food for all seasons. This recipe is wonderful and a healthier alternative to people on a diet. It is easy to store and carry. The presence of turkey makes this food a rather wholesome meal.