Cheesy Black Eyed Pea Dip

  • Yield : 1
  • Servings : 10
  • Prep Time : 30m
  • Cook Time : 25m
  • Ready In : 55m
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Great Dip for Super Bowl or Mardi Gras Parties – Or any fun time get together.

Joanna adapted this recipe from the Junior League of Birmingham, AL cookbook


  • 1 (15oz) can black-eyes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/3 cup diced onions
  • 4 tablespoon chopped jalapeno pepper (no seeds)
  • 1 tablespoon jalapeno juice
  • 8 oz sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/4 cup (4 tablespoon) butter softened
  • 2 (3oz) cans deviled ham
  • 4 to 6 ounces grated mozzarella cheese for topping
  • tortilla chips, Frito dipping chips, or pita chips


Step 1

Heat peas for two minutes then drain liquid.

Step 2

Lightly mash the black eyes. Stir in the salt, garlic powder, onion, jalapeno pepper. jalapeno juice, Cheddar cheese and butter.

Step 3

Pour into a 9-inch round baking dish or a 5x7 rectangular baking dish.

Step 4

Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes; for a crispy edge bake 30 minutes.

Step 5

Serve warm with pita, tortilla or Frito chips. Tabasco Sauce compliments this dip.


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