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Southern Black Eyed Peas

Easy Southern Black Eyed Peas (No Meat!) [+VIDEO]

Smoky Southern Black Eyed Peas seasoned to perfection with diced onions, peppers and celery.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Black Eyed Peas, Southern
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4



  • In a large pot, sauté the diced onions with oil until semi-translucent.
    1 cup yellow onion, 1-2 tbsp olive oil
  • Once the onions have been cooked, add in the diced celery and diced red bell pepper. Sauté for about 1-2 minutes along with the onion.
    ¼ cup celery, ½ red bell pepper
  • Add in the canned black eyed peas, vegetable broth, all seasonings and liquid smoke.
    1 cup vegetable broth, 2 cans black eyed peas, 2 tsp garlic powder, ½ tsp crushed red pepper, ½ tsp paprika, 1 tsp cumin, ½ tsp salt, black pepper to taste, 1 tsp organic cane sugar, 1½ tsp liquid smoke
  • Bring to a low boil, then reduce to a low simmer and cover with a lid.
  • Cook for 30 minutes on low heat. Stir frequently.
  • Serve with rice or meal of your choice. Enjoy!