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Black Eyed Peas

Course Comfort Foods, Side Dish
Cuisine Plant Based, Vegan, Whole Foods
Author Terri


  • 2 lbs black eyed peas
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2-4 cups water enough to cover by 2 inches
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbs olive oil


  1. Sort and remove any debris from black eyed peas.
  2. Soak over night in 6-8 cups of water. Drain and rinse.
  3. In a large dutch oven, add olive oil and saute onions and garlic over medium heat until tender.
  4. Add black eyed peas to pan. Pour in vegetable broth, water, cayenne pepper, chili powder, pepper.
  5. Cover and cook black eyed peas for approximately 2 hours, or until black eyed peas are soft. Add salt after 1 1/2 hour of cooking.
  6. Serve and enjoy!