Recipes and Cooking Black-Eyed Pea Succotash Did you know it's good luck to start the new year with black-eyed peas? That and the delicious flavors and textures of this recipe are all the reason we need to make it every year. By Belinda Smith-Sullivan Published on December 10, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Carson Downing Hands On Time: 10 mins Total Time: 40 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 9 1/2 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 pound frozen black-eyed peas 1 pound frozen butter beans or lima beans 5 strips bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 medium red onion, chopped 1 cup okra, fresh or frozen and thawed, sliced into 1/2-inch pieces 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped 2 medium jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 cup corn kernels, fresh or frozen and thawed Kosher salt and ground black pepper, to taste 2 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 cup halved cherry and/or grape tomatoes 2 scallions, trimmed and sliced Directions Place peas and beans in a large saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil over medium and cook 30 minutes or until tender; drain. In an extra-large cast-iron skillet cook bacon pieces over medium until crisp. Set aside to drain on a paper towel. Reserve 2 tablespoons bacon drippings in skillet. Sauté onion, okra, bell pepper, and jalapeños in skillet over medium until onion is soft, 3 to 4 minutes. Add garlic and cook an additional minute. Add corn and bacon. Season to taste with kosher salt and ground black pepper; cook an additional 5 minutes. Stir in peas and beans, butter, tomatoes, and scallions. Heat through. Keep warm until ready to serve. Serves 8. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 265 Calories 9g Fat 36g Carbs 12g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 265 % Daily Value * Total Fat 9g 12% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 16mg 5% Sodium 152mg 7% Total Carbohydrate 36g 13% Total Sugars 8g Protein 12g Vitamin C 42.3mg 212% Calcium 51mg 4% Iron 2.9mg 16% Potassium 731mg 16% Folate, total 129.3mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.3mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.