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Sloppy Black-Eyed Peas

soy-free, oil-free, gluten-free option*
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Sloppy Black-Eyed Peas
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 305
Author Kathy Hester

Ingredients

morning ingredients:

  • 2 cups water
  • 1/3 cup black-eyed peas , dry and not soaked
  • 1/3 cup carrots , chopped
  • 1/6 cup millet
  • 2 tablespoons 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 minced greens (collards, kale, etc.)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 buns ,for serving (*use gluten-free)

Instructions

In the morning

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

Thirty minutes before serving

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

Nutrition

Calories: 305kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 452mg | Potassium: 423mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 5495IU | Vitamin C: 23.4mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 12.6mg