Cheesy Black-Eyed Pea Jalapeno Dip

black eyed pea dip

Weekends for us either seem to be so busy lately. Not that I’m complaining, I love to get out of the house and explore new things, but I also like to just relax on the couch sometimes, watch movies all day and pretend like I have absolutely nothing better to do. Last Sunday was one of those types of days, very lazy. After a very busy week and crazy Saturday, we decided to do much of nothing. So to go along with our couch potato behavior, I decided to whip up some tasty dip for our veggies and tortillas so we would have something tasty to munch on while watching some great movies, like Super 8.

dip on chip

For this dip, I used Lipton’s Recipe Secrets Onion recipe soup and dip mix. You know that dry mix you add to a tub of sour cream and get the tastiest onion dip ever? This dip is made pretty close, I did add sour cream, but I also added a can of mashed up black-eyed peas, a small can of diced jalapenos, and lots of shredded cheese. Then instead of serving it cold, I placed the dip in a baking dish and baked it until hot and melty in the oven.

The dip turned out beautifully, with the perfect amount of spice and cheesy goodness. I served this garnished with green onions, tortilla chips and fresh veggies for dipping. It made the perfect afternoon family snack.

dip in blue pan

This recipe was also entered into the Lipton Recipe Secrets Dip to Win Sweepstakes.

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  16 Responses to “Cheesy Black-Eyed Pea Jalapeno Dip”

  1. Paula - bell'alimento — March 5, 2013 @ 1:31 pm

    I’m going to need a bag of chips stat. This does my southern heart good.

  2. Cookin' Canuck — March 5, 2013 @ 2:56 pm

    There is definitely something to be said for a lazy day at home. And good food is a must on those days. This looks addictive, Angie!

  3. Sandy @ RE — March 5, 2013 @ 3:22 pm

    Angie, this sounds fantastic! I’ll be pinning to my appetizer board!

  4. Cassie | Bake Your Day — March 5, 2013 @ 4:36 pm

    I could live on dips. Love this one!

  5. Miss @ Miss in the Kitchen — March 5, 2013 @ 5:23 pm

    Holy moly this looks so wonderful!

  6. JulieD — March 5, 2013 @ 7:57 pm

    Angie, this looks amazing!! What a great idea to use black eyed peas in a dip! Good luck!!

  7. Kiran @ — March 5, 2013 @ 8:21 pm

    Good luck on the sweepstakes, Angie! Love the addition of black eyed peas in this dip!

  8. Belinda @zomppa — March 5, 2013 @ 8:50 pm

    What a great dip!! Love it!

  9. Tara @ Unsophisticook — March 5, 2013 @ 10:55 pm

    Great easy and delicious dip recipe!

  10. [email protected] — March 6, 2013 @ 8:52 am

    Angie, this is a truly unique concept–Love it!

  11. Aggie — March 6, 2013 @ 9:17 am

    Oh my goodness this sounds and looks so good! I’m such a dip fanatic. Good luck! I have always had a soft spot for Lipton’s onion dip 🙂

  12. So smart to use the black eyed peas, yum!

  13. I’m loving this – I like using black eyed peas!!

  14. Shari-Tickled Red — March 6, 2013 @ 10:50 pm

    Oh my yes please! This looks and sounds delish Angie.

  15. Shaina — March 12, 2013 @ 1:04 pm

    I am such a dip person. I love this.

  16. Anna — June 26, 2013 @ 10:03 am

    Would love to know if anyone has tried this using fresh from the garden ingredients. Looks very tasty

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