Hoppin' John

Makes 8
Prep 10 m
Cook 48 m
Stand 10 m



  1. 1 of 6 Place black-eyed peas in a colander and rinse under cold water.
  2. 2 of 6 In a large Dutch oven, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp, 8 minutes. Remove bacon with slotted spoon. Set aside.
  3. 3 of 6 Add onion, chopped, to drippings; cook 5 minutes or until tender.
  4. 4 of 6 Stir in black-eyed peas, bacon, water, diced ham,cayenne and black pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
  5. 5 of 6 Stir in rice. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes.
  6. 6 of 6 Remove from heat. Let mixture stand, covered, for 10 minutes. Stir in 3 chopped scallions before serving.
Nutrition Information for Hoppin' John
Servings Per Recipe: 8
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