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Quick Black-Eyed Peas with Tomatoes

Black-eyed peas and tomatoes quickly prepared on the grill make an ideal side for Blackened Chicken.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, July/August 2010


  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 scallions, white and green parts separated and thinly sliced
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped (about 4 cups)
  • 2 cans (14.5 ounces each) black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup water


  1. Place a large piece of foil directly over heat source on grill. Place a medium ovenproof pot on foil and heat until warm. Add oil, garlic, and scallion whites, and season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, until scallions begin to soften, about 2 minutes. Add tomatoes, black-eyed peas, and water. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes begin to break down, about 10 minutes. Add scallion greens and serve.

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