Hopping John

1
Joyce Lowery

By
@jlowery55

Everyone knows that you must eat black eyed peas for luck, pork for health and cabbage for money on New Year's Day to ensure all for the upcoming year. This is a tasty way to get in your pork and black eyed peas. It reminds you of a jambalaya.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 32 oz
    water
  • 32 oz
    chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 stalk
    celery, chopped
  • 1
    bell pepper, chopped
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 1 sm
    box minute rice
  • 1 can
    rotel tomatoes, pureed
  • 1 lb
    bulk pork sausage
  • 2 lb
    frozen black eyed peas

How to Make Hopping John

Step-by-Step

  1. Saute chopped vegetables in canola oil until transluscent.
  2. Add sausage. Brown and crumble the sausage.
  3. Add the chicken broth, water, and pureed tomatoes. Bring to a boil.
  4. Add the box of rice and the frozen black eyed peas. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and simmer 20 minutes until rice is tender.

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About Hopping John

Course/Dish: Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Southern



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