Hoppin' John

Hoppin' John is said to bring good luck all year when eaten on New Year's Day.

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 2/3 cups)
Recipe from Oxmoor House

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 349
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 1.5g
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.7g
  • Protein: 17.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 67g
  • Fiber: 11.8g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 4.9mg
  • Sodium: 632mg
  • Calcium: 87mg


  • 2 (16-ounce) packages frozen black-eyed peas
  • 1 1/4 cups sliced green onions, divided
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 3/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons minced seeded jalapeño pepper
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 vegetable-flavored or chicken-flavored bouillon cube
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with pepper, celery, and onion, undrained
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2/3 cup uncooked converted rice


  1. 1. Place peas, 3/4 cup green onions, 2 cups hot water, and next 6 ingredients (through bouillon) in a 4-quart electric slow cooker; stir well. Cover and cook on HIGH for 4 hours. Stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, and rice; cover and cook on HIGH for 1 hour or until peas and rice are tender and most of liquid is absorbed. Stir in remaining 1/2 cup green onions.
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