Roasted Black-Eyed Peas

 

Crispy and spicy Roasted Black-Eyed Peas

Crispy and spicy Roasted Black-Eyed Peas are just the party food to serve for New Year’s to bring good luck in the new year. They also make a wonderful light and healthy snack which we all need plenty of after the holidays.

Crispy and spicy Roasted Black-Eyed Peas.

 

This recipe is fabulously easy. Drain and rinse 2 cans of black-eyed peas. Spread them out on some paper towels to dry them out a bit. Then place them on a lightly greased baking sheet and drizzle them with oil and sprinkle Cajun seasoning and paprika on them.

 

Crispy and spicy Roasted Black-Eyed Peas

 

I love to use Tony Chachere’s More Spice Seasoning. It’s something my roommates in college introduced my to. They were from New Iberia, Louisiana and put Tony Chachere’s on just about everything. Not only does it have lots of spice, but plenty of flavor from garlic powder and chili powder.

 

Crispy and spicy Roasted Black-Eyed Peas

It is salty though so you’ll have to watch how much you put on your food. And if you use a seasoning that is less salty for these Roasted Black-Eyed Peas, you may want to add some salt.

If you don’t have much luck getting the black-eyed peas to dry out, you either haven’t cooked them long enough or you may need to use a different brand of black-eyed peas. I had good success with Hanover Black-Eyed Peas.

Crispy and spicy Roasted Black-Eyed Peas

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Crispy and spicy Roasted Black-Eyed Peas
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Roasted Black-Eyed Peas
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

Roasted Black-Eyed Peas are crispy and spicy and make a great healthy snack to munch on.

Course: Snack
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 136 kcal
Author: Christin Mahrlig
Ingredients
  • 2 cans black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons Tony Chachere's seasoning or other cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  3. Spread balck-eyed peas out on paper towels to dry some.
  4. Transfer black-eyed peas to prepared baking sheet.
  5. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with cajun seasoning and paprika.
  6. Place in oven and roast for 40 to 50 minutes, stirring halfway through.
Recipe Notes

Tony Chachere's seasoning is fairly salty. If you use a less salty cajun seasoning, you will also want to season with some salt.

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Black-Eyed Peas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 136
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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8 thoughts on “Roasted Black-Eyed Peas

  1. I need ALL the luck I can get in 2016, so I need to eat vats and vats of these peas!! 😉 Totally my pleasure to do so, because these look fabulous! Love that these are crunchy and spicy! Perfect, my dear! Cheers and warm wishes for a fabulous New Year! <3

  2. I know and looooove roasted chickpeas but I never would have thought to roast black eyed peas, they are actually beans, aren’t they? What a great idea, I can’t wait to try this!

  3. I think I’ve only had black eyed peas about once in my life. This looks so tempting! And that spice seasoning is my dad’s absolute favorite. He loves it on everything.

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