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Black-Eyed Peas and Ham

Black-Eyed Peas and Ham


  • 1 pound dried black-eyed peas
  • 1/2 pound chopped ham
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 medium sweet red or green bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 large jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Knorr chicken flavor bouillon
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 cups uncooked rice


  1. Soak peas overnight in water. Drain.
  2. Transfer black-eyed peas to a slow cooker. Add remaining ingredients except rice. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours or until peas are tender.

Yield: 8 servings

Photo credit: jeffreyw on / CC BY

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