Soups and Stews Phase 1 - Zydeco Soup

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01-17-2008, 12:35 PM
This is sooo tasty..I made it last night for dinner...Please let me know if there is something off plan about this recipe!

Zydeco Soup:

4 stalks of celery, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1 large bell pepper, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut up into bitesized pieces
1 tsp each: paprika, dry mustard, ground cumin, dried basil, dried oregano, dried thyme
1/4 tsp each: ground cloves and cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp black pepper
3 - 15.5 oz cans of black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
1 large can of diced tomatoes
1 quart of ff chicken broth
1 Tbsp snipped fresh parsley

In a 4 qt dutch oven, cook celery, onion, pepper, and garlic in hot oil over medium heat for about 5 minutes. Stir in chicken, then the dry herbs and spices, cook and stir for about 5 more minutes. Stir in Black-eyed peas, tomatoes, chicken broth, and parsley. Bring to boil reduce heat and simmer for about 30 minutes, add water or more broth if needed.

I hope someone else enjoys this as much as My DH and I did!!

01-17-2008, 05:07 PM
This sounds delicious, PHINS! It sounds like the perfect soup for a wintry day, I'm going to make it real soon. Thanks for sharing it!

01-17-2008, 06:04 PM
It does sound good! I'll be trying it too. Thanks!

02-05-2008, 06:30 PM
I made this on Sunday and have been eating it the last couple of days. Very good, and of course, even better the next day!