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Instant Pot Black Eyed Pea and Collard Green Soup with Smoked Ham
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Instant Pot Black Eyed Pea and Collard Green Soup with Smoked Ham

In the South during the cold months, collard greens and black eyed peas are a beloved staple in the kitchen. This Instant Pot Black Eyed Pea & Collard Green Soup with Smoked Ham recipe combines the two staples to create a delicious warm hearty soup in just a few minutes of cooking time.
Course Entree, Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 164kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1 cup carrots, chopped
  • 1 bunch collard greens, ribs removed & cut into bite size pieces about 1 pound
  • 1 pound smoked ham, chopped
  • 1 15oz canned black eyed peas, drained
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tbs apple cider vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbs hot sauce

Instructions

  • Turn the Saute setting on the Instant Pot.
  • Add olive oil, onions, garlic, and celery. Saute until soft and translucent.
  • Add carrots, collard greens, ham, chicken broth, black eyed peas,and apple cider vinegar.
  • Lock the lid on the Instant Pot and cook on manual high pressure for 10 minutes.
  • Fast release, salt and pepper to taste, and serve.

Notes

You can substitute smoked ham for smoked ham hock for a richer ham flavor.
If you want your soup a bit more thicker, mash up some of the black eyed peas and mix back into the soup.
If you want it spicer, add a bit of hot sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 1351mg | Potassium: 568mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 3875IU | Vitamin C: 23.3mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 2.6mg