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Beans: Blackeye Beans

Appearance & Flavor: Medium size, oval shaped, with black dot on creamy skin; distinct, savory flavor, and light smooth texture.

Cooking Time: 30 minutes to 1 hour.

Comments: Also called black-eyed peas; can be cooked without pre-soaking because they have thin skins; popular in Southern cuisine.

Uses: Used with rice dishes such as Hoppin’ John, which is traditionally served in the South on New Year’s Day to bring luck.