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Southern New Year's Day Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Nila Maxwell
Added: Wednesday, May 18, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 C chicken broth
4 C chopped collards or kale (milder flavor than collards)
1 medium sweet onion, finely chopped
1 large clove garlic, finely chopped or tsp. garlic powder. 1 15 oz. can diced tomatoes
1 15 oz. can black-eyed peas
1 C diced lean ham. Salt to taste

Directions:
Directions:
If you are using collards, you may want to blanch in clear water for five minutes and drain. Kale does not have to be blanched.
Pour the chicken broth into a 3-quart pot.
Add greens and cook until tender.
Add the rest of the ingredients. Bring to a boil.
Turn down the heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
Serve with cornbread, fried sweet potatoes and hot sauce (Guy's is the best).

 

 

 

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