New Year’s Black-Eye Pea Dip

This recipe is easy and great for parties, especially for the New Year’s. This dip tastes good hot or cold. If you want a spicy dip, use 1 can black-eyed peas and 2 cans jalapeno black-eyed peas. To keep warm, put dip in slow cooker. Eat with tortilla chips or corn chips.

Original recipe makes 20 servings


1 tablespoon butter
1 large onion, chopped
3 (15 ounce) cans black-eyed peas (such as Bush’s®), drained
1/2 pound processed cheese (such as Velveeta®), cubed

  • PREP

    10 mins

  • COOK

    10 mins


    20 mins


  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir onion in hot butter until translucent, 5 to 8 minutes. Stir black-eyed peas into onion; add processed cheese. Stir until dip is hot and the cheese is melted and smooth, about 5 minutes.


Calories: 94 kcal
Carbohydrates: 10.2 g
Cholesterol: 11 mg
Fat: 3.8 g
Fiber: 2.2 g
Protein: 5.2 g
Sodium: 336 mg