Slow Cooker Spicy Black-Eyed Peas


Enjoy this easy crock pot recipe that’s perfect for pot luck dinners and barbecues.

Original recipe makes 10 servings


6 cups water
1 cube chicken bouillon
1 pound dried black-eyed peas, sorted and rinsed
1 onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, diced
1 red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and diced
1 jalapeno chile, seeded and minced
8 ounces diced ham
4 slices bacon, chopped
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons cumin
salt, to taste
1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • PREP

    30 mins

  • COOK

    6 hrs


    6 hrs 30 mins


  1. Pour the water into a slow cooker, add the bouillon cube, and stir to dissolve. Combine the black-eyed peas, onion, garlic, bell pepper, jalapeno pepper, ham, bacon, cayenne pepper, cumin, salt, and pepper; stir to blend. Cover the slow cooker and cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours until the beans are tender.


Calories: 199 kcal
Carbohydrates: 30.2 g
Cholesterol: 10 mg
Fat: 2.9 g
Fiber: 5.5 g
Protein: 14.1 g
Sodium: 341 mg