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Hearty Black-Eyed Peas

In Simpsonville, South Carolina, Pauletta Anderson prepares this hearty herb-seasoned combination of sausage, black-eyed peas, tomatoes and green pepper. "Even my sister, who doesn't like black-eyed peas, can't get enough of this delicious dish," she writes.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    2-4 main-dish servings (4-6 side-dish servings)


  • 1-1/4 cups cooked bulk pork sausage (1/2 pound uncooked)
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • In a skillet, combine the first 10 ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 251 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 920mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 5g fiber), 12g protein.

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  • Bettie
    May 5, 2020

    Delicious! My whole family loves this and it is so quick and easy!

  • katecrid47
    Jan 6, 2017

    These were awesome!! Great Flavor and EASY! Will definitely make again. They are definitely taste kitchen approved by me! Thanks for sharing!

  • sreneeces
    Oct 26, 2010

    My family doesn't care for black-eyed peas, but all the flavors together in this recipe was so good, we had no leftovers!

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    Apr 8, 2010

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    Oct 1, 2007

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