Good Luck Soup Recipe

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Good Luck Soup

Cheryl Green

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@SpicyMelon

Also called New Year's Day Soup. We had leftover ham; so I searched through my cookbooks and found this recipe (in Southern Living book)! I made a few changes. It is absolutely wonderful and healthy! I could eat it everyday! It you would like a vegetarian version use vegetable broth and leave out the ham.


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Serves:

6 to 8

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
ham, cooked, diced
2
celery ribs, chopped
1 medium
sweet onion, chopped
2
carrots, chopped
2
garlic cloves, minced
2 can(s)
(15 oz each) black eyed peas, undrained (or 1 1/2 cups dried, cooked)
2 can(s)
14 1/2 oz each) low sodium, fat free chicken broth, or vegetable broth
1 can(s)
(28 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 can(s)
(8 oz) tomato sauce
1 box
frozen spinach, (or 1 1/2 cups chopped fresh)
1/2 c
fresh parsley, chopped (or 1/4 cup dried parsley)
1/2 tsp
black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Saute first 5 ingredients over medium heat in a large soup pan, until vegetables are tender.
2
Stir in black eyed peas and next 4 ingredients; bring mixture to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 1 1/2 hours. Stir in spinach, parsley and pepper. Serve.
3
Note: I used dried black eyed peas (soak over night), and then cook for 1 1/2 hours; drain most of the liquid and then proceed with recipe. I used frozen spinach and dried parsley and added when I added the beans to the sauteed veggies.
If you want to cook in the slow cooker just throw everything in and cook for 5 or 6 hours.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy