Collard Green and Black-Eyed Pea Soup

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Total Time
1hr 10mins
10 mins
1 hr

A Southern traditional dish served on New Year's Day, greens for prosperity and black-eyed peas for luck created for Oprah Winfrey by Art Smith

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  1. Add chicken wings and stock, chopped onions, garlic and spices to soup pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat, add tomatoes (crushed with your hands), salt and pepper and simmer until wings are tender.
  3. Add potatoes, black-eyed peas, sausage, bacon and greens, simmer 30 minutes.
  4. Remove chicken wings and allow to cool.
  5. Separate chicken meat from bones and return meat to soup.
  6. Season with hot sauce (optional) Serve with cornbread.