These little fritters are healthy on-the-go snacks for mama and older kids as well as the perfect finger food to munch while nursing your baby! 

Black - eyed peas

Black – eyed peas

Black-Eyed Peas – a legume that is high in protein and fiber, great source of folate (1 cup cooked provides 52% of a woman’s daily folate requirements), manganese and vitamin A. Vitamin A in the form of beta-carotene which is essential for vission and your immune system – it helps create mucous to line the respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts as well as fortifies the integrity of the skin. Any help to ward off colds and flus in the winter months is welcomed!

Black-Eyed Pea Fritters 

  • 2 cups cooked black-eyed peas
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup flour of your choosing
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 t baking soda (aluminum free)
  • 1 t salt
  • pepper to taste

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Lightly mash the peas to keep the mixture all together. Shape into small discs and fry in hot oil, turning once, until golden brown. About 1-2 mins on each side.