Nana enjoys cooking blackeyes from our garden, and she wanted to share her most used recipe. Have fun cooking with your family. We love seeing pictures and hearing your stories during family time.


  • 2-3 cups of freshly shelled blackeyes
  • 1 strip of bacon
  • 1 can chicken broth
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Put all ingredients in a traditional pressure cooker or an electric one (i.e. Instant Pot).
  • Pressure for 2 minutes, then quick release the pressure.
  • After cooking, fine tune your seasoning by tasting.

This recipe doubles well if needed.