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ILC's Black Eyed Peas

posted Jan 8, 2018, 6:35 AM by Tracy Ducker, MS, RDN   [ updated Jan 29, 2018, 11:17 AM ]

Yield: 10 servings
Vegan, Fat Free, Cholesterol Free
Contains: Soy (vegetable stock may contain soy)

Eating Black eyed peas on New Year's Day is thought to bring good luck all year. This dish can be served warm or cold.


4 cups water, separated

2 cups vegetable stock, separated

1 #10 can of black eye peas, drained and rinse

1 onion, diced

3 cloves garlic, diced 

Salt, to taste

1 teaspoon ground black pepper



1. In medium or large stock pot place 2 cups water, 1 cup vegetable stock, and black eyed

peas and bring to a boil.

2. Add your diced onion and diced garlic. Add remaining water and stock and reduce heat

to medium.

3. Allow to cook for 20 minutes, add salt and pepper before removing from heat.

Nutrition Facts (per 1/2 cup):  70 Calories, 0g Total Fat, 0g Saturated Fat, 0 g Trans Fat, 0mg Cholesterol, 560 mg Sodium, 13g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Dietary Fiber, 0g Sugars, 3g Protein, 0% DV of Vitamin D, 4% DV of Calcium, 6% DV of Iron, 0% DV of Potassium.