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


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1 lb
dry blackeye peas, soaked overnight
smoked turkey leg
1 small
red onion
2 stalk(s)
3 clove
1 Tbsp
creole seasoning
1 bunch
thyme, leaves
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


  • 1Soak beans overnight and rinse. Add to 6+ qt. crock pot. Nestle smoked turkey leg into beans.
  • 2Pour in 2 cups chicken stock then cover beans with water.
  • 3Chop onion, celery and garlic. Add to pot with remaining ingredients.
  • 4Cook on low 5-6 hours until beans are tender and turkey is cooked.
  • 5Remove 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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