Boiled Black-eyed Peas

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Contributed by Jenn B aka Mom2Sam and Tiny at Healthy Recipes For Diabetic Friends Y-Group

  • Source: Diabetic recipe from ADA
  • 6 servings/Serving size: 1 cup



  1. Rinse and sort peas. In a large pot, bring cold water and peas to a boil over high heat; boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat, cover, and allow to soak for 1 hour. Drain off water and rinse peas.
  2. Place soaked peas, warm water, bouillon cubes, and onion in a large pot. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low.
  3. Cook 45 minutes to 1 hour or until peas are tender, adding more warm water if necessary; stir periodically. Peas should be covered with a thick sauce.
  4. Add salt, stir gently, and serve.

Nutritional information

Per Serving:

  • Calories 221 (Calories from Fat 9) | Total Fat 1g (Saturated Fat 1g) | Cholesterol 0mg | Sodium 109mg | Carbohydrate 39g (Dietary Fiber 12g, Sugars 6g) | Protein -- 14g
  • Exchanges: Starch 2½ | Very Lean Meat 1