Creole Black-Eyed Peas

Number of Servings: 8 (158 g)
Active Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 3 hours
Creole Black-Eyed Peas

Spice up your fiber intake with these creole-style peas. Keep your eye on this as it simmers for 2 hours.  You may need to add water to keep the peas from drying out. It’s worth the wait and the effort.


  • 2 cups dried black-eyed peas
  • 1 cup mushroom broth
  • 1 (16 oz.) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 3 tsp. minced garlic
  • ½ tsp. dry mustard
  • ¼ tsp. ginger
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ cup chopped parsley


  1. In a medium saucepan over high heat, cover black-eyed peas with water. Bring to a boil for 2 minutes, cover, remove from heat and let stand for 1 hour.
  2. Drain the water, leaving the peas in the saucepan. Add broth, tomatoes, onion, celery, garlic, mustard, ginger, cayenne pepper, and bay leaf. Stir together and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer slowly for 2 hours, stirring occasionally. Add water as necessary to keep the peas covered with liquid.
  3. Remove the bay leaf and serve hot, garnished with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 158 g

Amount per serving
Calories 170
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 180mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 6g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 19g
Protein 12g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 80.6mg 6%
Iron 4.7mg 30%
Potassium 705mg 15%
Vitamin A 26.5mcg 2%
Vitamin C 12.6mg 15%
Vitamin E 1mg 6%
Vitamin K 69.6mcg 60%
Thiamin 0.4mg 35%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 3.9mg 25%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 20%
Folate 283.7mcg 71%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0.5mcg 0%
Chloride 3.4mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.9mg 20%
Phosphorus 205.6mg 15%
Iodine 0.3mcg 0%
Magnesium 93mg 20%
Zinc 1.7mg 20%
Selenium 4.4mcg 8%
Copper 0.5mg 60%
Manganese 0.8mg 35%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 1.2mcg 2%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Crushed Tomatoes (tomatoes, Tomato Juice, Salt, Citric Acid, Calcium Chloride), Black Eyed Peas, Mushroom Broth (water, Mushrooms, Sea Salt, Garlic), Onion, Celery, Parsley, Garlic, Dry Mustard, Ginger, Cayenne Pepper, Bay Leaf.

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