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Hopping John Recipe

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


Submitted by pedostevens

Makes 6 servings



1/3 pound bacon, or 1 ham hock plus 2 Tbsp oil 1 celery stalk, diced 1 small yellow onion, diced 1 small green pepper, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 pound dried black-eyed peas, about 2 cups 1 bay leaf 2 teaspoons dried thyme 1 heaping teaspoon Cajun seasoning Salt1/3 pound bacon, or 1 ham hock plus 2 Tbsp oil 1 celery stalk, diced 1 small yellow onion, diced 1 small green pepper, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 pound dried black-eyed peas, about 2 cups 1 bay leaf 2 teaspoons dried thyme 1 heaping teaspoon Cajun seasoning Salt 2 cups long-grain rice Scallions or green onions for garnisharnish

Recipe Ingredients for Hopping John

1/3 pound bacon
1 celery stalk, diced
1 small yellow onion, diced
1 small green pepper, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 pound dried black-eyed peas, about 2 cups
1 tbsp,+crumbled bay leaf
2 teaspoons dried thyme
1 heaping teaspoon Cajun seasoning
1 Salt
2 cups long-grain rice
1 Scallions or green onions for garnish

Recipe Directions for Hopping John

  1. 1/3 pound bacon, or 1 ham hock plus 2 Tbsp oil

  2. 1 celery stalk, diced

  3. 1 small yellow onion, diced

  4. 1 small green pepper, diced

  5. 2 garlic cloves, minced

  6. 1/2 pound dried black-eyed peas, about 2 cups

  7. 1 bay leaf

  8. 2 teaspoons dried thyme

  9. 1 heaping teaspoon Cajun seasoning

  10. Salt

  11. 2 cups long-grain rice

  12. Scallions or green onions for garnish

Categories

Christmas

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 153.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
401
Calories from Fat
102
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.3g
17%
Saturated Fat
3.6g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
28mg
9%
Sodium
632mg
26%
Potassium
333mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
57.2g
19%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
0.9g
Protein
16.0g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 4% Iron 24%
* 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
A-
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in selenium
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