Good Luck Greens and Peas with Ham

Good Luck Greens and Peas with HamRecipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck


Makes 8 servings
Total time: 7 Hours, 15 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 7 Hours, 15 Minutes


1 (32-oz.) container vegetable broth
1 (16-oz.) package frozen black-eyed peas, thawed
1 sweet onion, cut into eighths
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
2 tablespoons country-style Dijon mustard
1 (5- to 6-lb.) smoked, fully cooked semiboneless ham
1 (1-lb.) package shredded fresh collard greens


1. Place first 5 ingredients in a 6-qt. slow cooker. Stir together brown sugar and mustard; rub mixture over ham. Place ham in slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH 6 to 7 hours or until ham is tender.

2. Uncover and add collard greens. Cover and cook on HIGH 1 hour or until tender. Slice ham, and serve with greens mixture.