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Good Luck New Years Day Blackeye Pea Frijoles

Servings: 2-3 servings

*corn or flour tortillas for serving

  • 4 thick strips bacon; diced
  • 1/3 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic; minced
  • 1 small jalapeno pepper; seeded and diced
  • 2 cups natural chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 (2 oz) jar pimentos; drained
  • 1 (15 oz) can Glory Foods Seasoned Blackeye Peas; drained
  • 2-3 dashes hot sauce
  • 1 avocado; diced

*corn or flour tortillas for serving


  1. In a large saucepan, fry bacon and onion for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Drain off excess fat, return to heat and stir in garlic and jalapeño, cooking for for 2-3 minutes (stirring constantly to avoid burning garlic).
  3. Add broth, pimentos and black eye peas; simmer on extra low heat for 10 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in hot sauce.
  5. Divide between warmed bowls and top with diced avocado.
  6. Best served hot with tortillas.

Yield: 2-3 servings
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Recipe by: Michaela Rosenthal