How To Cook Black Eye Peas?

What spices go with Black Eyed Peas?

  • Curry dishes with black-eyed peas often include cumin, coriander, curry powder and turmeric. Southern dishes like Hoppin’ John, a traditional Southern New Year’s dish for good luck, usually include cayenne, chili flakes and pepper. These spices add flavor and a hit to the dish.

How do you cook dried black eyed peas?

Place dried peas in a pot, cover with water, and bring to a boil for 2-3 minutes.

Remove pot from heat and allow to stand for 60-90 minutes.

Drain water and replace with fresh, cold water for cooking – or if you skipped the hot-soaking step, just rinse and add cold water.

What is the best way to cook black eyed peas?

Place beans in a large pot and cover them with 4 inches of chicken stock. Simmer, covered, for about 1 hour. Start checking after 45 minutes to see of they are tender and add more broth or water as necessary to keep them covered. Add in a ham bone if you have one for even better black eyed peas!

How do you cook black eyed peas soak overnight?

Soak the peas overnight, then drain the water and rinse. Alternatively, you can “quick-soak” the peas by bringing them and the water to a boil for 2 minutes. After this, remove them from the heat, cover the pot and soak the peas for 1 hour. Then, drain and rinse the peas.

How long do you boil fresh Black Eyed Peas?

Bring to a boil and skim top if necessary. Lower heat to simmer; crumble bacon and add to peas. Adjust seasonings to taste, cover and simmer until peas are tender (30 minutes to 1 hour depending on how tender you like them).