Sweet and Sour Black-Eyed Peas Recipe

Sweet and Sour Black-Eyed Peas Recipe

How To Make Sweet and Sour Black-Eyed Peas

Cider vinegar and white sugar give these black-eyed peas a unique sweet and sour flavor. This delicious recipe is both vegan and low-fat.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 7 minutes
Total: 1 hour 17 minutes



  • 2tbspolive oil
  • ½onion,chopped
  • 1clovegarlic,crushed
  • 3cupswater
  • 16ozdry black-eyed peas,(1 package)
  • 3tbspcider vinegar
  • 2tbspwhite sugar
  • 1tspsalt
  • 1dashred pepper flakes,or to taste


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onions; saute for 5 to 7 minutes until softened and translucent.

  2. Stir in garlic; cook for about 2 minutes until fragrant.

  3. Add water, black-eyed peas, vinegar, sugar, salt, and red pepper flakes.

  4. Cook for 60 to 90 minutes until peas are tender.


  • Calories: 195.71kcal
  • Fat: 7.17g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.96g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.89g
  • Carbohydrates: 29.43g
  • Fiber: 5.96g
  • Sugar: 10.36g
  • Protein: 3.57g
  • Sodium: 594.55mg
  • Calcium: 154.45mg
  • Potassium: 523.49mg
  • Iron: 1.36mg
  • Vitamin A: 46.81µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.23mg
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