Black eyed peas recipes

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Black eyed peas recipes
Black eyed peas recipes _ A staple in the Southern diet for over 300 years, black-eyed peas have long been associated with good luck.
A dish of peas is a New Year's tradition in most areas of the South, thought to bring luck and prosperity for the new year. According to Jessica Harris, author of "Welcome Table," some add a dime to the peas for an extra "boost" of luck to the recipient. Greens, thought to symbolize folding money, are often eaten eaten with the peas. Hoppin' John, a dish made with black-eyed peas and rice, is one of the more popular ways of serving them, but many serve them in salads or simply cooked as a side dish.

Whether you're serving a full meal, appetizers, or gathering around the football game, one of these recipes is sure to fit into your New Year's menu plan.


Recipes

Hip Hoppin' John

Black-Eyed Pea Loaf

Black-Eyed Peas and Hog Jowl

Gingered Black-Eyed Peas

Cheesy Black-Eyed Pea Dip

Cowpeas and Rice - Hoppin' John

Curried Black-Eyed Peas & Bean Salad

Happy New Year Peas

Black-Eyed Peas with Ginger

Black-Eyed Peas Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Related:
Appetizers
Party Snacks
Cornbread
Breakfast & Brunch


source: southernfood