Home-Style Black-Eyed Pea Soup

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 30 min.


2 servings

Updated: Feb. 10, 2022
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
Home-Style Black-Eyed Pea Soup Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  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, until heated through, about 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

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