You know I love sharing an easy and delicious recipe perfect for New Year’s Day! Well here it is Black-Eyed Pea Soup!
I absolutely love Black-Eyed Peas and this Black-Eyed Pea Soup with Collards and Sausage hits all of my taste buds at the first bite!
This soup is full of all the good stuff that’s perfect for New Year’s Day: Black-eyed peas, collards, smoked sausage, tomatoes, vegetables and seasonings. And I’ll be serving it with cornbread!
On New Year’s Day, you’ll find people throughout the South eating black-eyed peas and greens. I’m a Southern California Girl but my roots are from the South and our people have brought this tradition to other parts of the country.
Black-eyed peas are associated with a mystical and mythical power to bring good luck.
Collard greens, are green like money and will ensure you a financially prosperous new year.
If you serve peas them with cornbread, it represents gold,
If they are stewed with tomatoes, it symbolizes wealth and health.
You know I believe in the mystical and mythical powers, so get to cooking this recipe to bring in your New Years right!
May 2019 bring you much happiness, love and prosperity.
Happy New Year!
Ali in the Valley