Vegan Slow Cooker Black-eyed Peas

Serves 8-10     adjust servings

soy-free, gluten-free


  • 1 pound dry black-eyed peas
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 6 cups of water, or enough to cover the beans and about 1 inch above
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke
  • 1/2 teaspoon jalapeño powder
  • hot pepper powder (chipotle etc.), to taste
  • smoked salt and pepper, taste
  • Tabasco, on the side for serving


In the morning: Add everything except salt and pepper to your 4 to 5 quart slow cooker. Cook on low 7 to 9 hours.

Before serving: Taste and adjust seasonings if needed and add salt and pepper.


Recipe Notes

This uses a 4 quart slow cooker. If yours is larger you may need to add extra water.

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