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Blackeye Pea Grilled Burger Shooters

Blackeye Pea Grilled Burger Shooters

Servings: 16

  • 2 (15 oz.) cans Glory Foods Southern Style Blackeye Peas
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and diced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, diced
  • 3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tbs. all-purpose flour
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 2 cups bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup canola oil


  1. Drain the Glory Foods Southern Style Blackeye Peas and divide in half.
  2. Mix half the blackeye peas in a large bowl with the onion, red bell pepper, jalapeno, parmesan, eggs, flour, garlic, salt, pepper, green onion and 1 cup of the bread crumbs. Mash until well blended.
  3. Fold in the reserved blackeye peas and mix thoroughly.
  4. Scoop out about a 2 oz. cup of the mixture and form into mini patties. Repeat to make 16 patties.
  5. Coat each patties with the remaining bread crumbs; coat both sides.
  6. Heat half the oil in a large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook 6 to 8 of the cakes at a time, 3 to 5 minutes per side or until light golden brown and crispy on the outside. Drain on paper towels.
  7. Place patties on mini whole-wheat buns, and top with your favorite sauces and toppings.

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes