Easy Bacon Black Eyed Peas Recipe

Bacon Black Eyed Peas are a wonderful side. They complement all your favourite dinners with few ingredients and effort. 


– 12 ounces thick-cut bacon 1/2 inch dice – 1 small sweet onion small diced – 3 cloves garlic minced – 2 teaspoons seasoned salt – 1 teaspoon garlic powder – 1 teaspoon onion powder – 1 teaspoon dried thyme – 1 teaspoon black pepper – ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper – 1 pound dried black-eyed peas soaked overnight and drained – 4 cups unsalted chicken stock – 2 dried bay leaves – 2 tablespoons unsalted butter – Fresh chopped parsley for garnish optional



Over medium heat, cook the bacon in a Dutch oven until it's crispy, turning every now and then. Get the bacon out of the pot and set it on a paper towel-lined plate to drain.  


Don't throw away the bacon drippings. 12 pieces of thick-cut bacon When you add the onion to the pot, cook it for about 10 minutes,  


turning every now and then, until it gets soft and clear. After you add the garlic, cook for 30 seconds or until it smells good.


3 garlic cloves and 1 small sweet onionNext, put the garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, pepper, and chilli pepper into the pot. Add it and stir it in.   


Cook for 30 seconds. 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, 1 teaspoon of onion powder, 1 teaspoon of dried thyme, 1 teaspoon of black pepper, and ¼ teaspoon of chilli pepper.  


Put the chicken stock, bay leaves, and peas in the pot and stir them all together. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat to a simmer.  


Simmer for 60 to 90 minutes with the lid on, stirring every now and then. When the peas are soft, they're done.  


1 pound of dried black-eyed peas, 4 cups of chicken stock without salt, and 2 dried bay leaves Add the butter and stir it in until it melts.  


Taste it and make any necessary spice changes. If you want, you can serve it with crispy bacon and fresh parsley on top. 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter and chopped fresh parsley to serve.  


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