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Black eyed peas are a great source of fiber and protein and this recipe offers a great way to eat them!


  • 1 tablespoon minced jalapeno pepper
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger root
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced tablespoons peanut oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil tablespoons black bean paste (optional)
  • 2 pounds bok choy, sliced diagonally in 1/2-inch strips
  • 4-1/2 cups cooked black-eyed peas
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups cooked rice
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 6 medium green onions, thinly sliced



  1. In a large skillet, sauté peppers, fresh ginger root, and 
    garlic in peanut and sesame oil until peppers are tender, 
    about 5 minutes. Stir in black bean paste if using; add 
    bok choy and cook covered, over medium heat until bok 
    choy wilts. 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in black-eyed peas and soy sauce; cook until heated 
    through, about 5 minutes. Season with pepper. Serve 
    over hot rice; sprinkle with sesame seeds and green 

Serves 6


Nutrition Facts  
Serving Size:  About 1/6 of recipe
Servings per Recipe:  6
Amounts per Serving  
Calories: 387  
  % Daily Value 
Total Fat: 6g 9%
Saturated Fat: 1g 5%
Cholesterol: 0mg 0%
Sodium: 311mg 13%
Carbohydrate: 68g 13%
Dietary Fiber: 11g 45%
Protein: 17g 33%
Vitamin A 92%
Vitamin C 121%
Folacin 113%
Calcium 22%
Iron  29%
Potassium 24%

*The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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