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BLACK-EYED PEA CASSEROLE

This delicious black-eyed pea casserole is so easy to make!

Black-Eyed Pea Casserole - The Southern Lady Cooks

This hearty dish is one your family will love. Super easy to make and taste great. Wonderful addition to any meal. Sausage, black-eye peas and rice are just meant to go together. This black-eye pea casserole can easily be a main dish.

Black-Eyed Pea Casserole Ingredients you will need:

Pork breakfast sausage

Onion

Green peppers

1 can of Rotels diced tomatoes and green chilies

Black-eyed peas

Cajun seasoning

Oregano

Cream of chicken soup

Rice

Cheddar cheese, shredded

Recipe feedback: “This was absolutely delicious!! Going to become a staple in our house! The flavor is wonderful. I love all your recipes, your website and magazine are both so good!” – Jessica

“Great recipe! Easy to make my husband loved it! My sister wanted me to share recipe. Had everything on hand. Love this a real winner.” – Erika

“Made this today. Used Jimmy Dean Sausage and 2 cups of cheese. Poured 1/2 of mixture in dish sprinkled 1 cup of cheese over it. Spread the remaining mixture over the cheese then sprinkled the 2nd cup on top. Baked in a 9×13 dish. Served with toasted French Bread. We loved it.” -LaTerrel

Black-Eyed Pea Casserole - The Southern Lady Cooks

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5 from 11 votes

Black-Eyed Pea Casserole

This hearty dish is one your family will love!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: Black-Eyed Pea Casserole
Servings: 8 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

Ingredients

  • 1 lb of pork breakfast sausage
  • 1/2 cup of onions chopped
  • 1/2 cup of green peppers chopped
  • 1 can of Rotels diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • 2 cans of black-eye peas
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon of oregano
  • 1 can of cream of chicken soup
  • 2 cups of cooked rice
  • 1 cup of cheddar cheese shredded

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350. Brown sausage, onions and peppers until sausage is no longer pink. Add can of Rotels, Cajun seasoning and oregano and let simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Next add the 2 cans of black-eyed peas, cooked rice and cream of chicken soup to meat mixture. Put entire mixture in 2 quart casserole dish. Top with one cup of cheddar cheese. Cook in preheated oven for 25 minutes.

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32 Comments

  1. EXCELLENT RECIPE! made it with leftover ham and pepper-jack cheese because that’s what I had– I probably added extra Cajun seasoning– I never measure (so this is a versatile recipe) SO GOOD. I served it with cornbread. My favorite part tho– not having to0 drain the Rotel tomatoes, or the black eye peas!5 stars

  2. Great recipe! Easy to make my husband loved it! My sister wanted me to share recipe. Had everything on hand. Love this a real winner.5 stars

  3. Made this today. Used Jimmy Dean Sausage and 2 cups of cheese. Poured 1/2 of mixture in dish sprinkled 1 cup of cheese over it. Spread the remaining mixture over the cheese then sprinkled the 2nd cup on top. Baked in a 9×13 dish.

    Served with toasted French Bread.

    We loved it.5 stars

    1. Agree. This was amazing. Ingredients sounded bland but it was very tasty. Put half in the freezer for later. Can’t wait to eat that one.5 stars

  4. This was absolutely delicious!! Going to become a staple in our house! The flavor is wonderful. I love all your recipes, your website and magazine are both so good!5 stars

    1. This dish is made with pork so if you serve it as a side maybe chicken or beef. Trust me, it’s good with anything. 🙂

  5. I made The Black eye pea casserole with plant based protein for the meat, a can of coconut milk for the can of condensed chicken, cooked brown rice in place of the white rice & Daiya shreds for my cheese substitute. The Bomb!!! I’ve already forwarded it to a few family members who are plant based.5 stars

  6. I’m trying to find a casserole recipe that has black eyed peas, cabbage, and pork. Get all the good luck I can lol. Would you think a layer of cabbage at the bottom of the pan kind of like a bottom layer would work? Also would substituting cream of mushroom for the cream of chicken mess up the recipe too much?

    1. It is one cup of uncooked rice.. then you cook it and that makes 2 cups of rice. One cup of uncooked rice.. cooked makes 2 cups.

    1. What could you use in place of rice for this recipe, my husband does not like rice at all. Could you just omit it from the recipe and maybe put more cheese in it? Maybe some velvetia cubes stired into the mix before placing it in the oven and still putting cheese on top

  7. What kind of sausage is used in this recipe? I’m thinking either smoked sausage or perhaps a roll of breakfast sausage? It sounds delicious either way.

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