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Black-Eyed Pea Recipes For New Year's And All Year Long

Move aside, Fergie.
12/06/2012 09:03am ET | Updated December 22, 2014

Black-eyed peas, the legume, have it harder than other beans. They have to compete with The Black Eyed Peas, the Grammy award-winning hip hop group. In people's minds and Google search, "black-eyed peas" brings to mind Fergie before it brings to mind food. Black-eyed peas, the legume, however, are worth remembering.

Not only are black-eyed pea recipes considered good luck to eat at the new year in the South, but they're good for you too. Whether you're looking to switch it up this year or following a New Year's tradition that, according to Slate, "has both African and Jewish roots" (which is pretty cool in and of itself), here are 21 black-eyed pea recipes that will make you forget all about that world-famous band.

1
Black-Eyed-Pea Salad
Frances Janisch/Food&Wine
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2
Black-Eyed Pea Cassoulet
Food52
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3
Greek-Style, Black-Eyed Pea Stew
The Cozy Apron
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4
Pasta And Bean Soup
Naturally Ella
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5
Tex Mex Black-Eyed Pea Casserole
Recipe Girl
6
Greek Black-Eyed Peas Salad
Simply Recipes
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7
Masala Roongi (Black-Eyed Peas In Curry)
Tongue Ticklers
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8
Black-Eyed Pea Hummus
Kalyn's Kitchen
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9
Black-Eyed Peas And Ham
New Media Publishing
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10
Hoppin’ John
Simply Recipes
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11
Crispy Spiced Black-Eyed Peas
Feed Me Phoebe
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12
Texas Caviar
Simply Recipes
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13
Slow-Cooked Black-Eyed Peas
The Wanderlust Kitchen
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14
Black-Eyed Pea Cakes With Collard Greens
Eats Well With Others
15
Black-Eyed Peas And Dill Potato Skillet
Naturally Ella
16
Black-Eyed Pea Salad With Roasted Butternut Squash
Fort Mill SC Living
17
Leslie's Peanut Slaw
Food52
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18
Black-Eyed Pea Salad With Cumin-Lime Vinaigrette
Kalyn's Kitchen
19
Vegan Hoppin' John
Food52
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20
Black-Eyed Pea Salsa With Cheese Quesadillas
Simply Recipes
21
Sausage, Kale And Black-Eyed Pea
Bev Cooks

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