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General Produce

Beans, Black-Eyed Peas

Black-Eyed Peas
Receiving Inspecting:

Look for clean, unbroken skins with a fresh smell and no slime.

Storage Handling:

Short-term storage recommendation (7 days or less)

  • 32-34° F/0-1° C
14 days.

Shriveling and softening may result if beans are stored at high temperatures.

Usage Ideas:

  • Simmer black-eyed peas with ham hock until tender; serve with collard greens and sliced ham.
  • Mix together cooked black-eyed peas, roasted red bell peppers, boiled shrimp, and cilantro; chop all coarsely, mix with beaten egg and bread crumbs; patty and fry.