Hoppin' John

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A classic Southern dish! Hoppin' John, or "Carolina Peas and Rice," is a simple, flavorful combination of black-eyed peas, rice, bacon, smoked ham hock, onion, celery, garlic, and herbs. Often served on New Year's Day, the delicious field peas pair nicely with other lucky foods like cornbread and collard greens. Don't wait for a New Year's tradition, though -- this humble dish deserves an appearance on the table more than once a year!

6
1 c dried black eyed peas
4 strips bacon
1 large onion
1 stalk celery
2 cloves garlic
5 c water
1 smoked ham hock
2 thyme sprigs
1 bay leaf
1/2 t kosher salt
1/4 t black pepper
crushed red pepper flakes
1 c long grain white rice
1 T apple cider vinegar
  • Place the peas in a large bowl. Add enough water to cover the peas by about an inch. Cover the bowl and let the peas soak overnight.
  • Drain the water from the peas.
  • In a large Dutch...
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Nutritions

Calories
329

Sodium
285mg
11% DV

Fat
15g
24% DV

Protein
11g
23% DV

Carbs
66g
22% DV

Fiber
7g
30% DV
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