31 Days of Slow Cooker Meals: Beef and Black-Eyed Peas

Beef and Black-Eyed Peas is a great filling meal that doesn’t require much else to go with it. It’s perfect after a long day, especially when it’s cold outside. Some may want to save this recipe for a New Years celebration, as black-eyed peas are a traditional dish for good luck at this holiday.

Ingredients for Beef and Black-Eyed Peas

  • 2 lbs. beef stew meat
  • 1 16-oz bag dried black-eyed peas
  • 1 10-oz can beef broth
  • 5 carrots, cleaned and diced
  • 4 cups water
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • flour
  • oil

How to make Beef and Black-Eyed Peas

  1. Mix together flour with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Dredge beef stew meat in the flour mixture and then brown in oil in a heavy skillet.
  3. Rinse and drain the black-eyed peas, sorting them to remove stones.
  4. Put the browned beef, peas, broth, carrots, and water in the slow cooker.
  5. Cover and cook on LOW for 9 to 10 hours, or until black-eyed peas and beef are both tender.

Stews like this always make me want to have some hot buttered bread or rolls with it. Some may prefer crackers. Or just eat it as is. Enjoy!

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