Black-Eyed Pea Gumbo

Introducing the Bailey Farms Sweet Mini-Peppers. The unique size and taste characteristics of this pepper offer a wide range of recipe options and uses. They are great for parties – just stuff, bake and enjoy!

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1 Tbsp olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
4-5 sweet mini peppers
5 stalks celery, chopped
2 cups chicken broth
1 cup brown rice
4 (15 oz) cans black-eyed peas with liquid
1 (10 oz) can diced tomatoes and green chiles
1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped


Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat, and cook the onion, pepper, and celery until tender. Pour in the chicken broth, and mix in rice, black-eyed peas with liquid, diced tomatoes and green chiles, diced tomatoes, and garlic. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer 45 minutes, or until rice is tender. Add water if soup is too thick.

Serves 8.