Good Luck Black-Eyed Pea Soup 

Good Luck Black-Eyed Pea Soup Ring in the New Year with our delicious Good Luck Black-Eyed Pea Soup.

Good Luck Black-Eyed Pea Soup 
Makes about 2 quarts
  • 1 pound dried black-eyed peas
  • 2 quarts chicken stock
  • 1 ham hock
  • 2 medium yellow onions, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 (10-ounce) bag frozen cut okra, thawed
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  1. In a large Dutch oven, combine peas, stock, ham hock, onion, bell pepper, celery, garlic, and red pepper. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low; simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir in okra, salt, and pepper; cover and simmer 30 minutes more, stirring frequently. Remove lid and cook, stirring frequently, until creamy and thick. Serve warm.

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