Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
Hands-on Time
30 Mins
Total Time
30 Mins
Yield
Makes 12 servings

Layer black-eyed pea mixture, hot cooked rice, and tomato mixture in small glasses for a charming presentation of  Hoppin' John Parfaits.

How to Make It

Step 1

Prepare rice according to package directions.

Step 2

Meanwhile, cook bacon in a medium skillet over medium-high heat 10 to 12 minutes or until crisp. Remove bacon, and drain on paper towels, reserving 1 Tbsp. drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon.

Step 3

Sauté onion and jalapeño pepper in hot drippings 3 to 5 minutes or until lightly browned; stir in black-eyed peas and 1 cup water. Reduce heat to medium, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 5 to 7 minutes or until liquid has almost completely evaporated.

Step 4

Stir together tomato and next 5 ingredients in a small bowl. Layer black-eyed pea mixture, hot cooked rice, and tomato mixture in 12 (7-oz.) glasses. Top with cheese and crumbled bacon.

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