Hoppin' John




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  • 1/2 lb
    black-eyed peas
  • ·
    water to cover
  • 1/4 c
    onion, chopped
  • 1
    garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    cooked ham, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 dash(es)
    cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    rosemary ground

How to Make Hoppin' John


  1. Wash peas; add five cups boiling water.
  2. Parboil three minutes. Remove from heat, cover and soak four hours.
  3. Drain and rinse peas.
  4. Saute onion and garlic in oil until onion is tender.
  5. Add soaked peas, ham, 1 1/2 cups water and seasonings.
  6. Bring to a boil.
  7. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until beans and rice are tender (approximately 25 to 30 minutes). Remove bay leaf before serving.

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About Hoppin' John

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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