Hopping John

Joyce Lowery


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.


★★★★★ 3 votes

20 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


Add to Grocery List

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

How to Make Hopping John


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

Printable Recipe Card

About Hopping John

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

Show 2 Comments & Reviews

Turkey And Side Dish Recipes For Your Thanksgiving Menu

Turkey and Side Dish Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Menu

Kitchen Crew

Holiday menu planning has begun! For the next two months, I'll be cooking for Thanksgiving, Christmas, a holiday party and New Year's Eve. Whew... that's a lot. With all the...

Easy Christmas Side Dish Recipes

Easy Christmas Side Dish Recipes

Kitchen Crew

One of the easiest ways to add something to a holiday meal is to amp up the side dishes. Ham, roast beef and turkey are traditional main courses. And for...

25 Seriously Awesome Fruit & Veggie Recipes

25 Seriously Awesome Fruit & Veggie Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

These recipes might be for side dishes, but they are going to take center stage at your next meal!