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Best Soup This Side Of The Mississippi

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"This is a black-eyed pea soup. My mother's recipe -- best soup this side of the Mississippi."

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    2 hrs 30 mins
  • READY IN

    9 hrs

Directions

  1. In a large pot with enough water to cover, soak the black-eyed peas 6 to 8 hours, or overnight.
  2. Stir ham, carrot, onion, salt, and pepper into the pot. Cover all ingredients with water, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 2 1/2 hours, or until black-eyed peas are tender. Stir occasionally and add water as necessary to keep ingredients covered.
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Dec 04, 2005

This recipe was great! I cooked it for my mother and sister and they seemed to enjoy it on a nice cold day. I might suggest to let it cool before you eat it ... of course ir was a little hot. I really recommend it for a small family dinner.

 
Jan 04, 2010

Very good. I love to cook soups and can them but this one didn't make it to the canner. We ate it all. I added hot sauce to my bowls of soup.

 
Jan 07, 2012

i liked this soup but I added a few things to it. It need more ham, and more flavor. I will make it again but a little more.

 
Dec 04, 2013

I used a ham bone and cooked a little longer then the recipie called for. Very tasty

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 160 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 2.7 g
  • 4%
  • Fiber
  • 4.3 g
  • 17%
  • Protein
  • 10.9 g
  • 22%
  • Sodium
  • 204 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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