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Black Eyed Pea Cake

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Servings: 4



  • 3 cups left over cooked (these are best cooked with ham hock for flavor) black eyed peas
  • 1/2 cup cooked and chopped bacon
  • 1/3 cup roasted red peppers
  • enough to bind patties all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil


In a medium bowl, coarsely mash peas with a fork adding bacon and roasted peppers to mixture. Add just enough flour to mixture to help bind. Shape pea mixture into 4 patties. Melt butter and oil together in a large skillet over medium heat. Add patties and brown on both sides until crispy.