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Instant Pot Hoppin' John Soup is a classic southern dish on New Years.

Instant Pot Hoppin John Soup

This Instant Pot Hoppin John Soup is a traditional Southern Dish served on New Year's Day to bring good luck to friends and family. Making this classic Soul Food Dish in your Pressure Cooker is SUPER easy and the black eyed peas require no soaking! In just 30 minutes, you'll have a satisfying delicious Comfort Food Dish that the whole family will enjoy!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword beans, soup,
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 347kcal


  • 12/ cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/2 cup diced green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup diced ham
  • 1 lb dry black eyed peas
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 2 cups white rice cooked and warmed
  • chopped green onion for serving


  • Add onion, celery, green pepper, garlic and butter to the instant pot.
  • SauteĀ until onions are tender and translucent.
  • Add ham, peas, chicken broth, and spices.
  • Place the lid on the instant pot and seal shut. Close the pressure release valve. Set the instant pot to manual, high pressure for 25 minutes.
  • When cooking cycle is complete, quick release pressure and open instant pot
    Instant Pot Hoppin' John Recipe is made in your Pressure Cooker.