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5 from 3 votes

Black Eyed Peas For One

This Southern Black Eyed Peas recipe is a New Year's Day tradition. Ready in minutes, these black eyed peas are seasoned with bacon, onions, and garlic. Bring good luck into your new year with this incredibly delicious single serving recipe!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
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Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Main
Keyword: black eyed peas
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 241kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk


  • 2 strips bacon , cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 1 clove garlic , minced
  • 1 15-ounce can black eyed peas , rinsed and drained


  • Cook the bacon pieces in a 2-quart saucepan over medium heat until crisp.
  • Add the chopped onions and minced garlic and cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the black eyed peas to the onions and reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring occasionally for 10 minutes.
  • Serve.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 241kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 132mg | Potassium: 417mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin C: 3.9mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 2.8mg