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Hopping John

10 servings

Considered good luck, Hopping John is a traditional dish of rice and beans traditionally served in the American South on New Year's Day.

  • 4 Bacon strips
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 diced green bell pepper
  • 1/2 diced red bell pepper
  • 2 10 oz. packages defrosted
       black-eyed peas, (or 2 cups fresh)
  • 1/2 cup Uncooked white rice
  • 2 cups water
  •    Salt & pepper, to taste
  •    Louisiana Hot Sauce

Dice bacon; brown in dutch oven until almost crisp then add with onion and peppers.Cook until the bacon is crisp and vegetables are soft. Add peas and rice; stir; then add the water. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer over very low heat about 20 minutes, until the rice is tender. Salt & pepper to taste. Add a dash of hot sauce (to taste).

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving: Calories 85 - Calories from Fat 4
Percent Total Calories From: Fat 4%, Protein 25%, Carbohydrate 71%
Totals and Percent Daily Values (2000 calories): Fat 0g, Saturated Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 4mg, Total Carbohydrate 15g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Protein 5g, Vitamin A 282 units, Vitamin C 13 units, Calcium 0 units, Iron 1 units

Bon appetit!

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