Go Back
+ servings
Instant Pot Black Eyed Pea and Collard Green Soup with Smoked Ham

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


  • 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


  • 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.


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.


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