Also known as: Cowpea, southern pea, lobia, chawalie, niebe
Flavor Profile: Nutty, earthy, butter. Distinct flavor.
Texture: Black Eyed Peas hold their shape well with velvety interior
Nutritional Highlights: An excellent source of calcium, folate and Vitamin A
Eating black eyed peas on New Years Day is a tradition in the United States and is thought to bring prosperity. This tradition started centuries ago as a part of Rosh Hashanah, or the Jewish New Year.