Easy Hoppin’ John

Easy Hoppin’ John

Easy Hoppin’ John

Easy Hoppin’ John

Here is a super easy recipe for Hoppin’ John.  So Southern and so good!


1 Pound Black-Eyed Peas

1 Finely Chopped Onion

1 Pound Finely Chopped Lean Salt Pork

2 Quarts Boiling Water

1 Cup Raw Rice (Cooked Separately)

1 Teaspoon Crushed Red Peppers

Wash and soak black-eyed peas overnight in cold water. Drain well and put peas in a large-size pot. Add boiling water, onion, salt pork, and crushed red peppers. Simmer, covered, for 2 hours or until peas are very soft. Add water as needed. In a separate pot cook rice until dry and fluffy. Add cooked rice to cooked peas in pot. Simmer gently until all liquid is absorbed. Transfer to serving bowl. Serve warm. Serves 6

© Victoria Hart Glavin


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