Mom's New Year's Hoppin' John

Fran Murray

By
@franmurray

My husband, Mark, absolutely LOVES this recipe. I always make it on New Year's Day. It's said to bring good luck for the whole year. So far, it hasn't been wrong! Happy New Year!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
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Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Black-eyed peas are delicious. But add bacon to them... and you have a winner. Everything is seasoned just right in this recipe. Can't wait to start my new year with this yummy meal.

Ingredients

10 slice
bacon, chopped
1
(1- to 1 1/2-pound) boneless ham, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 large
onion, chopped fine
2
celery ribs, chopped fine
6 clove
garlic, minced
1/2 tsp
dried thyme
4 c
low-sodium chicken broth
2
16-ounce bags frozen black-eyed peas
2
bay leaves
1 1/2 c
long-grain rice
3
scallions, sliced thin

Step-By-Step

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes, Pork
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Dairy Free, Wheat Free
Collection: Christmas 2.0