Blackeye Peas

Blackeye Peas were brought to the US from Africa. This light, cream colored, oblong bean has a defined black round “eye” on the curved inner side. They have a distinct flavor which is savory with a light crunchy texture. They are commonly found in the US dish called Hoppin’ John, which if eaten on New Year’s Eve is said to bring a prosperous year filled with luck. On top of that, they are a delicious addition to any chicken or pork dish.

Nutritional Information:

Serving Size (dry): Serving Size (dry): ¼ cup; Calories: 90; Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 15mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 10g; Sugars: 1g; Protein: 9g

Available Sizes: 1 lb. and 2 lb.

 

 

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