HOPPIN’  JOHN

HOPPIN' JOHN

Ingredients:

  • 1 c. dried blackeyed peas
  • 1 pod red pepper
  • 1/2 lb. bacon or salt pork, diced
  • 3 c. cooked rice
  • As need for taste:  salt, black  pepper and cayenne pepper

Directions:

Wash peas and soak overnight.  Using the same liquid, add the pork and pepper pod; cook until peas are tender but whole.  Add cooked rice, salt and other peppers and mix well.  Place in a covered casserole and cook until all the liquid is absorbed.  Serves 8.

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