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Black-Eyed Pea Soup


"This is a great New Year's meal! Perfect on a cold winter night. Great comfort food. Serve with corn bread."
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1 h 15 m servings 416 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Calories:
  • 416 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 19.9 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 32g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 26.4 g
  • 53%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 67 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 2228 mg
  • 89%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a large Dutch oven, cook and stir the pork sausage and ground beef with the onion over medium heat until the meat is no longer pink, 10 to 12 minutes; drain off excess fat. Pour in the water, and stir in black-eyed peas, diced tomatoes, tomatoes with green chiles, Worcestershire sauce, garlic salt, salt, canned green chilies, molasses, beef bouillon cubes, black pepper, and cumin until thoroughly mixed.
  2. Bring the soup to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer, cover, and simmer for 45 minutes.


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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

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I'm not a fan of black-eyed peas, but my wife is Southern and I wanted her to fulfill her New Year's requirement. This soup is incredibly delicious. I did substitute beef broth for the water /...

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I didn't care for this soup at all, but the men of the house loved it. I just durn like the flavored of beef and sausage mixed together. I'd do it again differently if the guys want me to, but o...

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I'm not a fan of black-eyed peas, but my wife is Southern and I wanted her to fulfill her New Year's requirement. This soup is incredibly delicious. I did substitute beef broth for the water /...

Excellent!!! I didn't have pork sausage so I ground some pork sirloin with my Kitchen Aid mixer and used that. Since it wasn't seasoned as sausage I added about 1/2 teaspoon sage and extra gar...

Dang this was outstanding! I added a dollop of sour cream and sprinkled with fresh tomatoes. in each bowl and we passed the hot sauce. Thank you!

Had black eyed peas left from New Year's Day and thought I'd try something other than throwing them in w/ a pot of vegetable soup. So glad I tried this! Daughter #1, who HATES and despises black...

Absolutely delish!! This is a quick and easy meal that tastes fantastic! My husband and the kids loved it. We served it with salad and corn chips. The only change I made was adding pinto bea...

This was delicious! It was a last minute meal and I happened to have 3 cans of black eyed peas! The only change I made was adding 2 cans of Rotel, and not the extra can of green chilies. The ...

This was very good!!! I can see adapting this with a different bean for those that are not fans of black eyed peas. I served over cornbread with a dollop of chow chow. I am posting a picture and...

Just had this dish at a friend's house for a church meal fellowship gathering. Could not stop eating it. Can't believe it is so simple yet so tasty--just my kind of comfort food. two thumbs u...

Awesome recipe, even approved by my picky grandson. I inadvertently left out the big can of tomatoes, but it was still great. Next time I think I'm going to add frozen okra.