Black Eyed Pea Soup
Source of Recipe
Master Chef Don's 2008 Collection
Makes 3 Quarts
Recipe Link: RecipeCircus.com/recipes/MasterChefDon
List of Ingredients
2 carrots, chopped
2 celery stalks, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
2 qt chicken or turkey stock
2 lb black eyed peas
1 picnic ham w/bone, 3 to 4 lb
2 bay leaves
Soak beans in cold water for 6-8 hours and drain.
Cut the ham into large chunks and combine all the
ingredients in a large pot.
Top off with enough water to barely cover the ingredients. Cover potand simmer for 2-3 hours, stirring occasionally.
Remove the lid and simmer for 1 hour.
Can be served right away, but if you let it sit in
the refrigerator over night then reheat it, the flavor