Home-Style Black-Eyed Pea Soup Recipe
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Home-Style Black-Eyed Pea Soup Recipe

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This colorful hearty soup makes a good starter or main course. With a salad on the side, it's a light dinner for two.—Yvonne Peterson, Mountain View, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1/4 cup sliced celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup Italian stewed tomatoes, cut up
  • 1/2 cup cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Pinch salt

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 each: 272 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 1314mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 7g fiber), 18g protein .


  1. In a large saucepan, saute celery and onion in butter until tender. Add the peas, water and tomatoes. Bring to a boil. Stir in the ham, Italian seasoning, pepper and salt. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Black-Eyed Pea Soup in Reminisce September/October 2005, p 49

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angelae30 58465
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2014

"Very good! DH asked that it be put in regular rotation and not just on New Year's Day. I added carrots and used 1/2 cup of dried black-eyed peas (softened per the instructions on the package, before adding them to this recipe.)"

maryannet 58464
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2013

"added carrots"

ds94ta 131111
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2010

"This was one of the easiest, quickest and best tasting black-eyed pea soup recipe I have ever eaten"

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