Good Luck Soup

Get all of your New Year's ingredients in one dish.

Recipe from Smithfield
  • 2 cups leftover Smitfield Spiral Ham or 2 (10 oz.) packages Smithfield Country Ham and End Slices, roughly chopped
  • 1 pound black-eyed peas, rinsed and soaked over night
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 medium yellow onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon ham base
  • 5 dashes hot sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 64 ounces vegetable stock (can substitute chicken stock)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 pound collards, cut into thin ribbons
  • pepper to taste
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In a large stock pot add olive oil. Stir in onions, garlic, ham base, hot sauce, thyme, and oregano. Saute until onions are translucent.
Add drained black-eyed peas, vegetable stock, water, and chopped ham. Simmer until peas are tender. Approximately 40-50 minutes.
Add collards and simmer an additional 20 to 30 minutes.
Pepper to taste. Serve hot.
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