Slow Cooker Black-Eyed Pea and Sausage Soup
Prep 15m Cook 8h 10m Additional - Ready In 8h 25m
Servings 8 servings Calories 303

Dried black-eyed peas and sausage are combined in this slow cooker soup with carrots, oregano, and garlic powder. Allow 8 hours cooking time. Use whatever type of sausage you like, as long as it’s either smoked or cooked before putting it in the slow cooker.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 10 cups water
  • 1 (1 pound) package smoked sausage, sliced
  • 1 ½ cups chopped carrot
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 5 cubes chicken bouillon
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 pound dried black-eyed peas

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Pour 10 cups water into a 5-quart slow cooker crock; add sausage, carrot, celery, onion, chicken bouillon, bay leaves, garlic powder, and oregano.
  2. 2 Pour black-eyed peas into a saucepan; add enough water to cover by a few inches. Bring water to a boil, remove saucepan from heat, drain the peas, and add them to the slow cooker.
  3. 3 Cook on Low for 8 hours. Remove and discard bay leaves before serving.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 303
  • Carbohydrate 18.3 g
  • Cholesterol 39 mg
  • Fat 18.5 g
  • Fiber 4.3 g
  • Protein 15.4 g
  • Saturated Fat 6.5 g
  • Sodium 1613.7 mg
  • Sugar 5.6 g


  1. There wasn't much flavor. I added a few things to it to bring more flavor.
  2. This is a very simple dish to prepare but it lacks flavor. The sausage gives it a bit of smokiness but it cries out for salt pepper more garlic maybe some hot sauce. I also thought the broth was too thin; I mashed up some of the beans to thicken it a bit and that - Read more ...
  3. I hate to give such a low rating but I made exactly as written and this lacked flavor. I thought for sure that the 5 bouillon cubes and pound of sausage would make this extremely salty but if fact it was quite the opposite. I make a lot of soup and I never could put - Read more ...
  4. I made this today for dinner. I didn't precook or smoke the sausage. I used the large link sausages and cut them in thirds and added potatoes and carrots with garlic powder, salt, pepper and oregano to add flavor. I also used a 1/2 bag of 15 bean soup and a 1/2 bag of black - Read more ...
  5. This was pretty good !!!!!!!!!!!!!! I only had15 bean soup mik and it came out good .