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.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
8 servings


  • 1 pound bulk pork sausage

  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 large onion, diced

  • 4 cups water

  • 3 (15 ounce) cans black-eyed peas, drained

  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes

  • 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chile peppers (such as RO*TEL®), undrained

  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • ¾ teaspoon garlic salt

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chilies

  • 4 teaspoons molasses

  • 4 beef bouillon cubes

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin


  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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

416 Calories
20g Fat
32g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 416
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Cholesterol 67mg 22%
Sodium 2228mg 97%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 26mg 128%
Calcium 107mg 8%
Iron 6mg 32%
Potassium 809mg 17%

* 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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