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Vegetable black-eyed peas soup (Easy & vegan recipe)

Make this colorful and refreshing vegetable black-eyed peas soup for your dinner and enjoy your mealtime. This vegan and gluten-free soup is perfect for making on New years day.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword vegan black eyed peas soup, vegetable back eyed peas recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 271kcal
Author Sravanthi



  • 3 cups black-eyed peas cooked (Or you 1 cup dried peas)
  • ½ cup onion chopped
  • 1 cup tomatoes chopped
  • 1 cup carrots finely chopped
  • 1 cup green beans chopped
  • ¾ cup yellow bell pepper chopped
  • ¾ cup red bell pepper chopped
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon garlic 3-4 cloves chopped
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1.5 teaspoon salt adjust according to you taste


Stovetop Instructions

  • Heat a thick-bottomed pan and add oil to it.
  • Once it is hot, add bay leaves, chopped garlic, chopped onions to the pan, and cook them for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add chopped carrots and beans to the pan and cook for 4 to 5 minutes on medium flame.
  • Then goes finely chopped tomatoes and let it cook further for a couple of more minutes.
  • Add finely chopped bell peppers and stir it once.
  • To this veggies mixture, add spice powders - red chili powder, ground cumin, ground coriander, dried oregano, and salt. Mix everything well and make sure that the veggies mixture is not sticking to the pan.
  • Now add cooked black-eyed peas and water to the pan.
  • Stir it once and adjust the salt accordingly. Let the black-eyed peas soup simmer on a medium flame for around 12 to 15 minutes.
  • Easy and delicious vegetable black-eyed peas soup is ready to serve!

Instant pot Instructions

  • Soak the black-eyed peas for at least 3 to 4 hours. Drain and rinse the soaked black-eyed peas and keep them aside.
  • Start the Instant pot in saute mode.
  • Once it is hot, add oil, bay leaves, chopped garlic, chopped onions, and let them fry for a couple of minutes.
  • Now add chopped carrots, beans, tomatoes, and bell peppers.
  • Mix the veggies and let them cook for a couple of more minutes.
  • Then goes the spice powders - red chili powder, dried oregano, ground cumin, coriander powder, and salt.
  • Stir it well. Add drained black-eyed peas and water to the Instant pot inner pot. 
  • Close the Instant pot with its lid and start it in manual or pressure cook mode. Pressure cook the soup for 8 minutes on HIGH pressure.
  • Once the instant pot finishes cooking, wait for 10 minutes and carefully release the pressure manually.
  • Stir it once, and the delicious vegetable black-eyed peas soup is ready to serve!


If using canned black-eyed peas, use less salt as they already have salt in them.
Nutrition values are my rough estimates. Please feel free to use your calculator if you rely on them for your diet.


Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 924mg | Potassium: 785mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 6954IU | Vitamin C: 100mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 5mg