Sloppy Black-Eyed Peas

Prep Time 15 mins Cook Time 8 hours Serves 2 cups     adjust servings

soy-free, oil-free, gluten-free option*

Ingredients

    morning ingredients

    • 2 cups (475 ml) water
    • 1/3 cup (48 g) dry black-eyed peas
    • 1/3 cup (43 g) carrots, chopped
    • 1/6 cup (33 g) millet
    • 2 tablespoons (19 g) minced bell pepper
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
    • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon liquid smoke, to taste

    evening ingredients

    • 1 cup (56 g) minced greens (collards, kale, etc.)
    • 2 tablespoons (32 g) tomato paste
    • Salt and pepper, to taste
    • 2 or 3 buns, for serving (*use gluten-free)

    Instructions

      In the morning:

      1. Add all the morning ingredients to the slow cooker and cook on low for 7 to 9 hours.

      Thirty minutes before serving:

      1. Add the greens and tomato paste.
      2. Add the salt and pepper right before serving and more Cajun seasoning if needed.
      3. Serve open-faced style with the black-eyed pea mixture ladled over a lightly toasted bun.

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