AMAZING! Stewed Black Eye Peas |

Learn how to cook Black Eye Peas which is supposed to bring you good luck in the New Year, with host Chris De La Rosa of Using traditional flavors of the Caribbean, we’ll then go in with the leftover ham bone from our holiday dinner and gently simmer the black eye beans until tender and tasty. For suggestions on using other types of meats to give the stewed black eye peas more flavor besides ham, please go to

IMPORTANT! If doing this recipe gluten free, please go through the entire list of ingredients to make sure they meet with your specific gluten free dietary needs.

For this black eye peas recipe you’ll need…

2 cups black eye peas (dry)
6 cups water (for soaking)
6 cups water (cooking the peas)
1 large onion
3 cloves garlic
1 ham bone
1-2 cups diced ham
1 1/2 cup coconut milk
4-6 allspice berries
4-6 sprigs thyme
1 whole scotch bonnet pepper (optional)
1/2 teaspoon salt (adjust)
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 bay leaf
2 large carrots
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoon parsley (topping for the end)

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