Cheesy Black-Eyed Pea Dip

Vonna Pauls


This is my husbands favorite football season snack!


★★★★★ 3 votes

15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/2 stick
    butter or margarine
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/2 clove
    garlic, finely minced
  • 12 oz
    sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 can(s)
    black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed (15 oz. cans)
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    chopped green chilies (4 oz. can)
  • ·
    cumin, salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Cheesy Black-Eyed Pea Dip


  1. In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, melt butter and then add onions. Saute until golden then add garlic, jalapeno and chilies and cook for 1 minute.
  2. Lower heat and add cheddar cheese, stir until melted. Add the black-eyed peas and cook for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Season to taste with salt, pepper, cumin and chipotle powder if you'd like a bit more heat. Serve warm with tortilla chips.

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About Cheesy Black-Eyed Pea Dip

Course/Dish: Dips
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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