Slow-Cooker Black Eyed Peas and Greens

Progresso® chicken broth provides a simple addition to this slow cooked side dish packed with black eyed peas, greens, and ham.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 9 hr 10 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1
bag (16 oz) dried black-eyed peas (2 cups), sorted, rinsed
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso™ chicken broth (4 cups)
2
cups diced cooked ham
1
cup water
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
medium carrots, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
sprigs (4 inch) fresh thyme
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1
jalapeño chile, seeded, chopped
5
cups torn escarole or kale
Red pepper sauce, if desired
  • 1 Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, mix all ingredients except escarole and pepper sauce.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 hours or until peas are tender.
  • 3 Stir in escarole. Cover; cook 1 hour longer or until escarole is wilted and tender. Serve with pepper sauce.

Expert Tips

Place leftover peas and greens in freezer-safe pint or quart containers; seal and freeze up to 3 months.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
),
Sodium
510mg
510%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.