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Black-Eyed Pea and Collard Greens
Soup with Smoked Sausage

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound 97% fat-free kielbasa or smoked sausage
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups peeled, diced potato
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black-eyed peas, rinsed
  • 5 ounces frozen collard or turnip greens or spinach
  • 1 (14 ounce) can reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • Salt, to taste
  • Ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Cut the sausage in half lengthwise, then crosswise into 1/4-inch slices.
  2. In a large pot over medium, heat the oil. Add the sausage and cook, stirring often, until lightly browned, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add the onion and sauté until softened, 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Add the potatoes, black-eyed peas, greens or spinach, broth and water. Bring to a simmer, cover the pot and cook over low heat until the potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.

Servings: 4

Nutrition information: 279 calories; 102 calories from fat (36 percent of total calories); 11 g fat (4 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 40 mg cholesterol; 32 g carbohydrate; 16 g protein; 6 g fiber; 971 mg sodium