Black Eyed Pea and Barley Soup

Happy New Year!

It is a tradition with my family to eat black eyed peas on New Years Day.

I've never been a fan of a bowl of plain ol' black eyed peas... I think that they taste like dirt. It was a joke growing up that we had "dirt" for dinner on new years day. I don't know that they really bring luck, but the hubs didn't eat any last year and his truck got stolen!  Coincidence, maybe... but I'm not taking any chances.

I like to make my black eyed peas more of a soup ... with lots of vegetables and the greens mixed in with the soup.

This soup is equally good with cannellini beans.



I'm linking up today with Running on Happy, The Fit Foodie Mama, Confessions of a Mother Runner, and A Whisk and Two Wands for #MeatlessMonday; and Rock My Vegan Socks & VNutrition for Healthy Vegan Fridays!


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  1. I am all about soup these days and always forget about black eyed peas. Thanks for linking up!

  2. I'm all about soups for these cold winter months. I just found some black eyed peas in the cupboard, this is perfect!

  3. This looks delicious!! Growing up my family always made black-eyed peas but never in a soup...yum!

  4. Nothing better than soup in the winter!

  5. Haha, taste like dirt! I don't know that I've ever tried black eyed peas but although I like beans, I prefer them with other foods too instead of digging into a big pile of them. :)

    This soup looks really tasty! And I like the addition of the sherry!

  6. Oh this sounds so good! Warm & comforting and way better than plain black eyed peas. I don't mind them, but they have to be in something or part of something.
    I have never actually had black eyed peas on New Year's Day - it wasn't a tradition my parents did, so I haven't picked up on it.
    I didn't know about your husband's truck. Yikes :(
    Thanks os much for sharing at Healthy Vegan Fridays. I'm pinning & sharing =)
    Happy New Year Vicki!

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