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Home-Style Black-Eyed Pea Soup Recipe

Home-Style Black-Eyed Pea Soup Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 1. In a 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.

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.

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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.)"

Reviewed Dec. 28, 2013

"added carrots"

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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