How To Cook Black-Eyed Peas In The Instant Pot? Numbers are approximate guidelines. The recipe. You question has given me fist now for 36 hours. Black-eyed peas go by a variety of other names: cherry beans, China peas, Indian peas or frijoles. Substitute For Black Eyed Peas. 1.5 kg (3 lbs 6 oz) for a canner load of 9 jars; Allow 350 g (¾ lbs) dried black-eyed peas per litre (US quart) jar. An easy salad to serve with grilled chicken or steak for supper or on a bed of greens for a satisfying lunch. They're still popular in the South, where they're traditionally eaten on New Year's Day or combined with rice and sausage to make Hoppin' John. Substitute white beans or chickpeas for the black-eyed peas if you prefer. I happen to like black-eyed peas. Allow 175 g (6 oz) dried black-eyed peas per half-litre (US pint) jar. If you don’t have black-eyed peas, a good substitute would be field peas, pigeon peas, cranberry beans. Quantities of dried black-eyed peas needed. Technically, they are legumes and they boast high levels of fiber, protein, vitamin A and folic acid. black-eyed pea = cowpea = crowder pea = lobhia = lombia = black-eye bean = black-eye pea = black-eyed suzy = China bean = chawli = poor man's pea = Southern pea Notes: Originally from China, these chewy peas were common fare on slave plantations. I have them in my pantry dried and canned. It is a straightforward recipe, you basically saute your seasonings, add your rinse peas … I find their flavor unique in the bean world.