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Slow Cooker Black Eyed Peas is a traditional soul food recipe for new years.

Slow Cooker Black Eyed Peas

Check out our version of this Tradition Soul Food Recipe. These Slow Cooker Black Eyed Peas are eaten on New Year's Day every year to celebrate and bring luck to the coming year. A great way to use leftover ham for the holiday, this recipe is full of simple, wholesome and hearty ingredients all cooked to perfection in your Crockpot!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon, black eyed peas, ham, soul food
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Soaking Time 12 hours
Servings 6 people
Calories 157 kcal


  • 1 pound black eyed peas
  • 8 ounces diced ham
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 3 cups water


  1. Place the black eyed peas on a bowl and allow them to soak overnight.
  2. When ready to cook, drain the beans and add them to the bowl of the slow cooker. Add the ham, onions, garlic, pepper, salt, vegetable broth and water. Stir to combine.
  3. Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 6 hours, stirring occasionally.
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Black Eyed Peas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 157
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.