Black-Eyed Pea Casserole

Black-Eyed Pea Casserole

Big family or big appetites? Here's a hearty casserole to satisfy the hungriest.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Makes

12

servings

1 1/2
pounds ground beef
2 1/2
teaspoons seasoned salt
1/2
teaspoon white or black pepper
1
medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1
small jalapeño chile, finely chopped
2/3
cup chopped onion
2
cans (15 to 16 ounces each) black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
1
can (14.5 ounces) stewed tomatoes, undrained
1 1/4
teaspoons ground cumin
1
teaspoon garlic powder
3/4
teaspoon chili powder
1
cup Original Bisquick® mix
1
cup yellow cornmeal
1/2
cup milk
1/2
cup water
1
teaspoon baking powder, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In 10-inch skillet, cook beef, seasoned salt, white pepper, bell pepper, jalapeño and onion over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain.
  2. Stir black-eyed peas, tomatoes, cumin, garlic powder and chili powder into beef mixture. Spoon beef mixture into ungreased rectangular baking dish, 13x9x2 inches. Set aside.
  3. In medium bowl, stir together all remaining ingredients. Pour evenly over beef mixture.
  4. Bake casserole 40 to 50 minutes or until light golden.
Makes 12 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success
The topping on this spicy casserole bakes up light and tender. If you like a heavy, denser-style cornbread, leave out the baking powder in the topping.
Did You Know
Named for the black "eye" on its inner curve, these beans are thought to have been brought to the South during the time of slavery. You'll find them fresh, dried and canned.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 275
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 700mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 34g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
  • Protein 18g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.