Hot Black-Eyed Pea Dip

Creamy and cheesy Hot Black Eyed Pea Dip to bring you lots of good luck and prosperity in the New Year. Serve with tortilla chips for a delicious party food.

  • Course: Appetizer
  • Cuisine: Southern
  • Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1/2-1 tablespoon finely chopped pickled jalapenos
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 (10-ounce) can Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can seasoned black-eyed peas, drained
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese or cheddar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Melt butter in a pan and add onion. Cook until soft.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to pan EXCEPT shredded cheese. Stir to evenly mix and remove from heat. Check for seasoning and add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Transfer dip to a greased cast iron skillet or baking dish. Sprinkle shredded cheese on top.
  5. Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes or until warm and cheese is melted.

Serve with tortilla chips.