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Zydeco Soup

Makes: 4 servings
Prep 20 mins Cook 40 mins
Zydeco Soup
Ingredients
  • 2  stalks celery, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1  large onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1  medium green sweet pepper, chopped (3/4 cup)
  • 2  cloves garlic, minced
  • 2  tablespoons  olive oil
  • 6  ounces  cooked ham, diced (1-1/4 cups)
  • 1  teaspoon  paprika
  • 1/2  teaspoon  each sugar; dry mustard; ground cumin; dried basil, crushed; dried oregano, crushed; and dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/4  teaspoon  ground cloves
  • 1/4  teaspoon  ground black pepper
  • 1/8  teaspoon  cayenne pepper
  • 1 15 1/2 ounce can  black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 14 1/2 ounce can  golden hominy, rinsed and drained
  • 1 14 1/2 ounce can  diced tomatoes
  • 1 14  ounce can  chicken broth
  • 1  tablespoon  snipped fresh parsley
  • 1  tablespoon  molasses
Directions

1. In a 4-quart Dutch oven cook celery, onion, sweet pepper, and garlic in hot oil over medium heat for 5 minutes. Stir in ham, paprika, sugar; dry mustard; ground cumin; dried basil, crushed; dried oregano, crushed; and dried thyme, crushed. Cook and stir 5 minutes more.

2. Stir in black-eyed peas, hominy, undrained tomatoes, chicken broth, parsley, and molasses. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Zydeco Soup)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 384,
  • Fat, total (g) 14,
  • chol. (mg) 24,
  • sat. fat (g) 3,
  • carb. (g) 47,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 7,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2,
  • fiber (g) 10,
  • sugar (g) 9,
  • pro. (g) 17,
  • vit. A (IU) 777,
  • vit. C (mg) 41,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 4,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 24,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 1627,
  • Potassium (mg) 467,
  • calcium (mg) 131,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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