Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Potlikker Soup 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 pound smoked ham, chopped (about 3 cups chopped) 1 large onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 8 cups chicken broth (2 - 32-ounce boxes) 1 (16-ounce) bag frozen chopped collard greens (or other green of your choice) 1 (15.5-ounce) can black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed 1 (28-ounce) can petite diced tomatoes, drained salt and pepper Heat the oil in a large pot or dutch oven over medium heat. Add the ham and onion and cook for 5 to 7 minutes, or until the onions are translucent. Add the garlic, cook about a minute more. Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Stir in the frozen greens. Bring back up to a boil, reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes. Add the rinsed peas and drained tomatoes. Add salt and pepper to taste. Cook for an additional 10 minutes.