Slow Cooker Spicy Black-Eyed Peas

Slow Cooker Spicy Black-Eyed Peas

Enjoy this easy crock pot recipe that's perfect for potluck dinners and barbecues.



Original recipe yields 10 servings

Ingredient Checklist

  • 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
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 ½ teaspoons cumin
  • salt, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Step 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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:

199 calories; protein 14.1g 28% DV; carbohydrates 30.2g 10% DV; fat 2.9g 5% DV; cholesterol 9.6mg 3% DV; sodium 341.4mg 14% DV.