Black Eyed Pea Cornbread

No one does Cornbread quite like the Black Eyed Pea Restaurant. This isn’t just cornbread, it is a whole casserole. Filled with ground beef, black eyed peas, and so much more, this dish will make a filling dinner. This recipe originally appeared in the Fort Worth Star Telegram.

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Black Eyed Pea Cornbread

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Black Eyed Pea Cornbread
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 10
Calories: 362kcal


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup canned black-eyed peas, drained
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup cream-style corn
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup cooking oil
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 2 chopped jalapeno peppers
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese


  • Brown meat and drain well. Break into small pieces. Add other ingredients in order given. Mix well. Place in 13-by-9-by-2 inch pan that has been well greased. Cook at 350 degrees for 45 minutes, or until done.


Calories: 362kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 482mg | Potassium: 339mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 245IU | Vitamin C: 5.4mg | Calcium: 130mg | Iron: 2.4mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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