Swamp Soup


  • 3 cups of China Doll or Dixie Lily black eyed peas
  • ½ tablespoon of butter or cooking oil
  • 1 pound of Conecuh sausage, chopped
  • 1 cup of chopped onion
  • 1 package of Knorr vegetable recipe mix seasoning
  • 1 (32 ounce) carton of low sodium chicken broth
  • 4 cups of water
  • 1 1 pound bag of frozen turnip greens, thawed or fresh cooked turnips
  • ½ teaspoon of garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon of freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of hot sauce


  1. Follow directions on package for black eyed peas
  2. Heat butter or oil in a soup pot
  3. Add chopped sausage and cook until lightly browned
  4. Add onions and stir for 3-5 minutes or until tender
  5. Add vegetable soup seasoning mix and combine
  6. Stir in broth and all remaining ingredients and bring to a boil
  7. Reduce heat to low
  8. Let simmer for 20 minutes
  9. Add hot sauce
  10. Serve warm with cornbread

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