Black-eyed pea

Nutrition

A small beige bean with a black circular "eye" at the inner curve. Originally cultivated for animal fodder, but now a popular legume. The black-eyed pea is thought to have been introduced to the United States through the African slave trade. If the "eye" is yellow, called a yellow-eyed pea.

Plural

Black-eyed peas

Ethnicity

Asian

Season

available year-round

How to select

fresh or dried

Popular Black-eyed pea Recipes

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