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recipe image Quick & Easy Black Eyed Peas

Quick & Easy Black Eyed Peas

Quick & Easy Black Eyed Peas

This recipe for Quick & Easy Black Eyed Peas is a perfect way to welcome in the New Year. It's so easy and delicious, you'll want to make it all year long!

This recipe for Quick & Easy Black Eyed Peas is a perfect way to welcome in the New Year. It's so easy and delicious, you'll want to make it all year long!

  • Prep time10 min
  • Cooking time20 min
  • PortionsPortions 6
  • DifficultyEasy

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. Country Crock® Spread
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 8 ounces ham, diced (about 2 cups)
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes
  • 2 cans (15.5 oz. ea.) black eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh thyme or 1/2 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1/8 tsp. to 1/4 tsp. ground red pepper (optional)
  • 1 bay leaf

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)

(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Instructions

  1. Melt Country Crock® Spread in 3-quart saucepot. Add onion, pepper and garlic and cook about 6 minutes or until vegetables are tender-crisp. Add ham and cook 2 minutes.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Remove bay leaf before serving. Serve over rice if desired.