Smoked Sausage & Black Eyed Pea Soup

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I love soup.  I.  LOVE.  SOUP!

Once the weather turns bitter cold, out comes my soup recipes.  I love to collect soup recipes and I don’t believe you can every have enough of them.  This recipe has been on hand for years and I still love it today as I did then.

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 pound smoked sausage
  • 2 cans black-eyed peas
  • 1 onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon Tony’s seasoning
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 3 teaspoons dried parsley (I had fresh on hand.)
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3 small potatoes (left those out of picture.)
  • 1 cup frozen spinach (I had fresh on hand.)
  • 6 cups chicken broth

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Dice up the onion and sausage.

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In a large stock pot, brown the sausage with the onion.

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Dice up your garlic and add this to the sausage and onion that are cooking.

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Open up your black eyed peas and dump them in, juice and all.

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Add chicken broth and stir.  Bring this to a boil.

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Dice up your potatoes and chop up your parsley.

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Roughly chop your spinach (well.. unless you are using frozen and then just pull it out.)

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Once your soup is boiling, add your potatoes, parsley, thyme, Tony’s seasoning, and spinach.  Stir.  Let this simmer for about 30 minutes.

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Make a batch of southern cornbread and enjoy!    <—-  click for cornbread recipe

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