10 Black Eyed Pea Recipes For The New Years Day

10 Black Eyed Pea Recipes For The New Years Day


If you are celebrating New Years in the southeast or have a family history from that area, chances are you will be partaking in black eyed peas in some form or another. These flavorful legumes are said to bring luck and prosperity throughout the coming year when they are the first food eaten on New Year’s Day.  On our search for a delicious option we ran across many that I thought you might like. I hope you find one (or more) that you like!

  1. Sloppy Black-Eyed Peas from Healthy Slow Cooking
  2. Black Eyed Pea Gumbo from Pink When
  3. New Year’s Black Eyed Peas from Hot Eats and Cool Reads
  4. Black-Eyed Pea Salad from Lady Behind the Curtain
  5. Mom’s Black-Eyed Peas from Shrinking Kitchen
  6. Vegetable Black-eyed Peas from This and That
  7. Black Eyed Peas with Ham from Steamy Kitchen (no images)
  8. Texas Caviar – Black Bean and Black Eyed Pea Dip from Food Done Light
  9. Black-Eyed Pea Salad from Newlywed Survival
  10. Southern Style Black-Eyed Peas with Hamhocks from Carnal Dish

Happy New Year!!


  1. Sandra VanHoey says

    This sure is a big thing in the South. The recipe for the black eyed peas with ham sounds good to me

  2. alicia k (Petite Pilates Pixie) says

    too bad i don’t like black eyed peas. just the band!

  3. Southern Style Black-Eyed Peas with Hamhocks from Carnal Dish
    Read more at http://www.ourkidsmom.com/2013/12/10-black-eyed-pea-recipes-new-years-day/#8ZJG0GA5vWfjDobq.99 is the one i would go with!!!thanks for sharing

  4. Rosie says

    I love beans – and bean salads – in fact, I’m making one today! But I need a new recipe – I make a typical 3-bean salad, these are great ideas – thank you soooo much!!!

  5. June S. says

    (10 Black Eyed Pea Recipes For The New Years Day) I make a black eyed pea soup that I really like, it is really tasty too. Black Eyed Pea’s are very good for you also.

  6. md Kennedy says

    My husband and I eat a lot of beans as we are trying to eat way less meat – no more than once a week if at all. However, we’ve not really given black eyed peas a shot. These are great recipes to add some bean variety to our meals – thanks!

  7. Sarah L says

    I’ll be having black eye peas on New Years Day. My friend always has a party and has this.

  8. ellen beck says

    I have always made them with hamhocks and an onion. Yummy warm and so good. Served with cornbread its lucky and filling.

  9. Lisa Brown says

    Love beans, but don’t eat much in the way of black eyed peas, I should cook them more, or try and experiment with them.

  10. Julie Wood says

    I like Black eyed peas, and know that they are healthy for me and need to make them a part of my diet. I like some of these recipes and want to make a few next year. Thanks for posting these healthy recipes!

  11. Michelle F. says

    Great recipes. I love black eyed peas.

  12. i think i will go to the grocery store and get the stuff for these tonight–happy new year!!..

  13. Christina Strapp says

    I will have to try some of these recipes. They sound so good.

  14. David Smith says

    These recipes look really good. Black-eyed peas are yummy and the recipes look easy to make. I’ll have to get some and give them a try. Happy New Year

  15. Cindy Merrill says

    I make a version of Hopping John,with Black eyed peas which is quite good; I got the recipe from the Two Fat Ladies TV series.

  16. Carole ingram says

    We normally have this tradition where we cook these for New Years day but since my husband works in North Dakota, it’s the first year in 15 years that I’ve been with him that I haven’t cooked black eye peas !! Thanks for sharing new recipes cause I’m tired of the same old same old black eye pea recipe, need something new! LOL

  17. Brittany Thomas says

    Thanks for the round up! I’m always looking for new recipes!

  18. Terry Madden says

    I would like to try the Black eye peas and ham.

  19. lorayne gothard says

    Yes I am from Texas and we always eat black eyed peas on New Years. My husband is from Montana and has never hear of it!! Thanks for the recipes!!

  20. Hanna says

    This is a great list! I made three bean salad every year, and although I love it, maybe it’s time to try something new!

  21. Terri S says

    Great recipe collection. Thank you for sharing.

  22. Andrina Goetz says

    Thanks for these. My grandma has always said a tablespoon of black eyed peas will bring you luck.

  23. Who knew that you could do that much with black eyed peas? Thanks for linking all of the recipes.

  24. Sarah L says

    Haven’t had Texas caviar since I left Texas.

  25. G K says

    I’ve never tried them in a salad before, but I’m sure they taste great. My mom will love these!

  26. Lauralee Hensley says

    It will be black-eyed peas with ham this year.

  27. Something in the slow cooker for our open house on New Year’s Day.

  28. Christina Sparks says

    My husband makes a great black eyed peas recipe using bacon grease!

  29. Tammy Catterton says

    I always have blackeye for New year thanks for sharing recipes going to have to try them

  30. ellen beck says

    I need all the luck we can get it has been an ugly year before. We had black eyed peas with ham few ham hocks and cornbread!

  31. I have always wanted to try black eyed peas for the new year. So many of these dishes sound yummy!

  32. Tamra Phelps says

    Well, I’m from KY, so I’m likely to eat black-eyed peas on more occasions than New Year’s Day, lol. I like the Southern-Style recipe. I also sometimes put them in salads.

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