Black Eyed Pea and Sausage Soup

Black Eyed Pea and Sausage Soup

Cooking MethodPressure Cooker


  • 2 cups dried black eyed peas, 12oz, soaked overnight, rinsed
  • 1/2 pound bacon, cut into 1/2" pieces
  • 1 large red onion, minced
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, chopped
  • 6 cups broth
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 pound kielbasa, cut into 1" pieces
  • 1/3 cup chopped bell pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped parsley


Yield - 6 to 8 servings.. In pressure cooker, saute bacon until crisp. Add onion and garlic and cook until onion is softened, about 3 mins. Add peas to bacon mixture and stir well. Add broth, tomato paste, oregano, bay leaf, salt, pepper flakes, and brown sugar. Stir until thoroughly mixed. Secure lid. Over high heat, develop steam to high pressure. Reduce heat to maintain pressure and cook 5 mins. Release pressure accdg. to manufacturer's directions . Remove lid. Add kielbasa, bell pepper, and parsley to pea soup. Bring to a boil over high heat and cook, uncovered, 3 mins., stirring occasionally.

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This is the best recipe for black eyed peas that I have ever eaten. I cut back the sausage a little but everything else stayed the same. MM MM GOOD You really need to try these.


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