Bacon Black Eyed Peas Easiest Recipe Ever

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Bacon Black Eyed Peas are a wonderful side. They complement all your favourite dinners with few ingredients and effort.  


– 12 ounces thick-cut bacon 1/2 inch dice – 1 small sweet onion small diced – 3 cloves garlic minced – 2 teaspoons seasoned salt – 1 teaspoon garlic powder – 1 teaspoon onion powder – 1 teaspoon dried thyme – 1 teaspoon black pepper – ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper – 1 pound dried black-eyed peas soaked overnight and drained – 4 cups unsalted chicken stock – 2 dried bay leave – 2 tablespoons unsalted butter – Fresh chopped parsley for garnish optional


Fry the bacon in a Dutch oven over medium heat for fifteen to twenty minutes, turning it occasionally, until it reaches a crispy consistency. 

Step 1

The bacon should be removed from the pot, and the drippings from the bacon should be saved.  

Step 2

The cooked bacon should be placed on a dish lined with paper towels so that it may drain. After adding the onion to the pot, continue to cook it for around ten minutes, 

Step 3

tossing it occasionally, until it becomes translucent and soft. When the garlic is aromatic, add it and continue to simmer for thirty seconds.  

Step 4

The following ingredients should be added to the pot: seasoned salt, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, pepper, and cayenne. After stirring it in, continue cooking for another thirty seconds.  

Step 5

Stir the pot after adding peas, chicken stock, and bay leaves. After boiling, reduce heat to a simmer and cook covered for 60–90 minutes, stirring occasionally.  

Step 6

When tender, peas are ready to eat. Taste and adjust seasoning after adding butter and stirring as it melts. Top with crispy bacon and fresh parsley to serve.  

Step 7


-Calories: 303kcal -Carbohydrates: 29g -Protein: 15g -Fat: 15g -Saturated Fat: 5g -Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g -Monounsaturated Fat: 6g -Trans Fat: 0.1g -Cholesterol: 26mg -Sodium: 699mg -Potassium: 605mg -Fiber: 4g -Sugar: 5g -Vitamin A: 113IU -Vitamin C: 2mg -Calcium: 56mg -Iron: 4mg

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