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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


  • Sort and remove any debris from black eyed peas.
  • Soak over night in 6-8 cups of water. Drain and rinse.
  • In a large dutch oven, add olive oil and saute onions and garlic over medium heat until tender.
  • Add black eyed peas to pan. Pour in vegetable broth, water, cayenne pepper, chili powder, pepper.
  • 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.
  • Serve and enjoy!