how to cook dried black eyed peas in instant pot

how to cook dried black eyed peas in instant pot

How to Cook Dried Black Eyed Peas in an Instant Pot

Are you looking for a quick and easy way to make delicious black eyed peas in your Instant Pot? With this simple recipe, you can have warm and flavorful black eyed peas in just a few minutes.


  • 1 cup dried black eyed peas
  • 3-4 cups of water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Rinse and sort your black eyed peas. Remove any debris or stones.
  2. Add the black eyed peas, water, olive oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper to the Instant Pot.
  3. Close the lid and set the pressure valve to sealing. Select high pressure and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Allow the pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes before quick-releasing the remaining pressure.
  5. Open the lid and taste the black eyed peas. Add more salt or pepper, to taste, if desired.
  6. Serve with your favorite side dishes. Enjoy!

Tips for success

  • Be sure to rinse and sort the black eyed peas to remove any debris or stones.
  • For extra flavor, add herbs or spices such as garlic, onion powder, or cumin to the cooking liquid.
  • For a creamier texture, add a splash of coconut milk to the cooking liquid.

Making black eyed peas in an Instant Pot is a quick and easy way to enjoy this classic Southern side dish. With just a few simple ingredients and a few minutes of your time, you can have delicious black eyed peas in no time.