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Sweet Potato Black-Eyed Pea Soup Recipe


Sweet Potato Black-Eyed Pea Soup Recipe 

Photo Courtesy Of Yummly.com 

Heart Healthy Recipe Ingredients: 

  • 1 medium Sweet Potato - thinly sliced
  • 2 cups cooked Black-Eyed Peas
  • 2 cups canned Tomatoes - chopped with liquid
  • 2 cups low-fat Chicken Broth - low salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic - roasted
  • 1 teaspoon low-fat Peanut Butter - smooth
  • 2 Green Onions - chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Green Bell Pepper - chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun Seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon Soy Sauce - low sodium
  • 1/8 teaspoon Saffron Threads
  • 1/4 teaspoon Thyme
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh Cilantro
  • 4 dashes Bitters - to garnish
  • 2 tablespoons chopped Peanuts or honey-coated Sunflower Seeds
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Food Preparation Instructions:

  • If using canned black eyes, drain and rinse well.  
  • Use recipe ready frozen beans if you can get them, or cook your own.
  • Put everything into a heavy soup pan, except the salt and pepper and the garnishes.
  • Bring just to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer, mostly covered, until the potato is tender and the soup has mellowed - about 25 minutes, minimum.
  • Serve very hot, adding a couple of drops of bitters, along with optional
    nuts or seeds at table.
  • Makes 6 cups to serve 2 main or 4 side portions.

Low Cholesterol Meal Serves 2