Delicious Recipes

Black-Eyed Pea Dip

Posted on: 14/02/2017


Active: 15 min


Yield: 10 servings


Level: Easy 



Three 15-ounce cans black-eyed peas, rinsed

10 ounces sharp Cheddar, grated 

1/2 cup finely chopped canned pickled jalapenos, juices reserved 

1/2 stick (4 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened 

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 

1 medium sweet onion, finely chopped 

Salt and freshly ground pepper 

Corn chips, for serving


Special equipment: a slow cooker

In an electric mixer or large mixing bowl, mix together the peas, Cheddar, jalapenos, 3 tablespoons of the reserved jalapeno juice, butter, garlic powder and onion until blended. Season with salt and pepper. Heat the dip in a medium slow cooker and serve it warm with corn chips.

Cook’s Note

If you don’t have a slow cooker, you can spread the dip into an 8-by-10-inch baking dish and warm it in the oven at 375 degrees F for 7 to 8 minutes before serving.


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