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Hoppin? John Recipe

Looking for an easy Hoppin? John recipe? Learn how to make Hoppin? John using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 6 servings



It?s considered de rigueur to eat this for good luck in the South on New Year?s Day, with cornbread and winter greens as accompaniment, but it?s just as good any day of the winter when you want something to warm you up. Adapted from "The Onion Skin," December 2008. onion, water, black-eyed peas, bay leaf, red bell pepper, long-grain white rice, salt, pepper cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Hoppin? John

64 g cooked bacon, net from 1/2 lb (10124)
1 tbs. olive oil
1 medium onion
5 cups water
3 servings (1 cup dry) black-eyed peas (120400)
1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
1 cup long-grain white rice
1 salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Hoppin? John

  1. Cube Vermont Smoke & Cure bacon.

  2. Heat olive oil in a large, heavy-bottomed pot and lightly brown bacon, about 5 minutes. Dice onion and cook another 5 minutes.

  3. Rinse black-eyed peas and add to pot along with water and one bay leaf. Bring water to a boil and cook, covered, at a simmer until black-eyed peas are tender but not mushy (about 1 hour) and about 2 cups of liquid remain.

  4. Add chopped bell pepper, long-grain white rice, and salt and pepper to taste. Cook, covered, for 20 minutes, at lowest temperature.

  5. Remove lid and check seasonings. Serve warm with skillet cornbread and braised greens.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 285.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
245
Calories from Fat
62
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.9g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
12mg
4%
Sodium
262mg
11%
Potassium
141mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
38.4g
13%
Dietary Fiber
5.8g
23%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
10.9g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 3% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
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