Smoked Turkey and Blackeye Peas Crockpot recipe

Kathryn Mason


Our local meat market (Cason's in North Portland) has these glorious smoked turkey legs. Every time we go in there we try to think of what we can do with one of those things. Well, this is what I came up with and it's fantastic!


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15 Min
6 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 1 lb
    dry blackeye peas, soaked overnight
  • 1
    smoked turkey leg
  • 1 small
    red onion
  • 2 stalk(s)
  • 3 clove
  • 1 Tbsp
    creole seasoning
  • 1 bunch
    thyme, leaves
  • 3
    bay leaves
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt (to taste depending on creole seasoning)
  • 2 c
    chicken stock
  • ·
    water to cover

How to Make Smoked Turkey and Blackeye Peas Crockpot recipe


  1. Soak beans overnight and rinse. Add to 6+ qt. crock pot. Nestle smoked turkey leg into beans.
  2. Pour in 2 cups chicken stock then cover beans with water.
  3. Chop onion, celery and garlic. Add to pot with remaining ingredients.
  4. Cook on low 5-6 hours until beans are tender and turkey is cooked.
  5. Remove turkey carefully onto plate and cool enough to handle, then shred turkey meat back into crock pot. Serve and enjoy!

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About Smoked Turkey and Blackeye Peas Crockpot recipe

Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free Low Fat Dairy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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