Black-Eyed Pea Maque Choux

  • Yield: 12 servings


1cup chopped onion
2tablespoons chopped garlic
2tablespoons peanut oil
1/2cup chopped red bell pepper
1/2cup chopped green bell pepper
2cups frozen Shoe Peg corn, thawed
2cups frozen black-eyes peas, thawed
1cup chopped seeded tomato
Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Saute the onion and garlic in the peanut oil in a saucepan until the onion is tender. Stir in the bell peppers, corn and black-eyed peas. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Add the tomato, salt and pepper and mix well. Cook for 1 minute longer or until heated through, stirring frequently. Spoon into a serving bowl.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Baton Rouge, Inc., River Road Recipes IV: Warm Welcomes, Entertaining Menus from Our Homes to Yours (the Junior League of Baton Rouge, Inc., 2004)