1 lbjimmy dean hot sausage
1 smallbag of dried black eyed peas
1 lbham hocks
1 mediumonion, chopped
1/2 tspred pepper
1 1/2 clong grain white rice, not cooked
1 tspsalt and pepper
How to Make Hoppin John
- In a large pan brown the sausage until no pink is showing. add the peas, ham hock, onion, red pepper, salt and pepper. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 1 1/2 hours.
Remove ham hock and cut meat into pieces. Return meat to pot. Stir in the rice, cover and cook until rice is tender, about 20 to 25 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.