Black-Eyed Pea and Bacon Soup


A hearty and delicious soup made with black-eyed peas and diced bacon. Serve with fresh baked rolls or biscuits.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 35 mins
8 servings


  • ½ pound bacon, diced

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 3 quarts water

  • 4 cubes chicken bouillon

  • 2 ½ cups dry black-eyed peas

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon pepper

  • 6 small potatoes, diced


  1. Brown the bacon in a large pot over medium heat. Drain grease, and place onion in the pot. Cook and stir until tender. Pour in the water. Mix in the bouillon cubes until dissolved. Stir in black-eyed peas, and season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer 45 minutes.

  2. Place the potatoes in the pot, and continue cooking 15 minutes, or until beans and potatoes are tender. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

286 Calories
5g Fat
51g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 286
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 962mg 42%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 18%
Dietary Fiber 10g 34%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 29mg 144%
Calcium 202mg 16%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 1171mg 25%

* 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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