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


Green peppers

1 can of Rotels diced tomatoes and green chilies

Black-eyed peas

Cajun seasoning


Cream of chicken soup


Cheddar cheese, shredded

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Black-Eyed Pea Casserole - The Southern Lady Cooks

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Black-Eyed Pea Casserole

Judy Yeager
This Black-Eyed Pea Casserole is a recipe your family will love! Made with breafkast sausage and a hearty dish!
4.92 from 23 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American, southern
Servings 8 servings


  • 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


  • 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.


The canned black-eyed peas that we buy, are very thick and not in a lot of juice, so we don't drain them. You can certainly rinse and drain the peas if you like.
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