Measuring all your ingredients and cooking the rice the night before will help you get this dinner done in no time.
Need to pump up the heat? Put a bottle of red pepper sauce on the table so guests can add as much fire as they want.
Serve with biscuits and fresh fruit for a quick weeknight meal. For any meat lovers in the family, sprinkle 1 slice bacon, cooked and crumbled, onto each individual serving. Or keep it vegetarian, and sprinkle each serving with bacon flavor chips.
Despite their southern roots, black-eyed peas originated in Asia. These small beige beans with black circular “eyes” are also called cowpeas.
Try canned black-eyed peas with jalapeño chilies in this dish. Omit the ground red pepper, or keep it in if you like plenty of heat.