Ham, Black Eyed Pea, and Idaho® Potato Slow Cooker Soup


  • 2-3 large Idaho® potatoes, peeled and diced into ½ inch cubes. About 4 cups.
  • 1 cup dried black eyed peas
  • 1 smoked ham hock
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 3 ribs of celery, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 5 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 8 cups water
  • fresh grated Parmesan cheese for garnish


  1. Combine all ingredients to a 7 quart slow cooker.
  2. Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  3. Lift ham hock from the soup and use a fork to shred meat from the bone. Add meat back to the slow cooker.
  4. Serve soup topped with grated parmesan cheese
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Yield: 12 bowls
Calories: 200
Sodium: 170mg
Fat: 2.5
Protein: 5g
Cholesterol: 5mg

Betsy Haley
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