Cinnamon Chili Roasted Black-Eyed Peas

A fresh take on black-eyed peas! Reminiscent of roasted nuts or chickpeas, this recipe makes a great appetizer or snack during New Year’s celebrations. Feeling ambitious? Try eating 365 black-eyed peas to bring luck to each day of the year as is tradition for some families in the South.

  • 1 (15.8-oz.) cans black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 Tbsp. butter or ghee
  • 1 Tbsp. cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp. ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt and pepper

Preheat oven to 375°.

Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and mix well. Transfer mixture to a lightly greased 17×12-inch jelly-roll pan. Bake 40 minutes or until crispy and dry, stirring every 10 minutes. Let cool 20 minutes.

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