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Cajun Black-Eyed Peas

4 servings

Serve this flavorful dish over brown rice for a hearty dinner, or alone as a lite lunch.

Cajun Black-Eyed Peas Easy Healthy Recipe


  • 1/3 Cup Red Onion
  • 7 Stalks Green Onions or Scallions
  • 3 Tablespoons Fresh Cilantro
  • 4 Teaspoons Poblano Pepper
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 3/4 Cup Ultrabroth organic vegetable broth
  • 2 Cans (15 ounces each) Black Eyed Peas
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes crushed
  • Sea Salt to taste


Step 1

Dice by hand or food processor the red onion, green onion, cilantro and poblano pepper. Mince the garlic.

Step 2

In a large pot heat olive oil over medium heat until hot. Add all onions, garlic, and poblano pepper. Sauté the vegetables for 2–3 minutes until aromatic then add the vegetable broth.

Step 3

Pour beans from can into strainer and rinse with cold water.

Step 4

Add the beans, lemon juice, and all spices and herbs to the vegetable broth. Simmer 20–25 minutes while stirring occasionally until beans and vegetables are soft.

Step 5

Remove from heat and either enjoy warm or chill and serve.

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