Mom's New Year's Hoppin' John

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Fran Murray

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@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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Black-eyed peas are delicious. But add bacon to them... and you have a winner. Everything is seasoned just right in this recipe. Start your new year on a lucky note with this yummy meal. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

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Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

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

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